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Dwayne Johnson To Star In Jumanji Remake

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Fri, 04/22/2016 - 12:28

Dwayne Johnson has announced he will be starring in the Jumanji remake.

The Rock took to Instagram to announce the news with word Jumanji will begin fiming in the Fall.

Jumanji is being directed by Jake Kasdan, with Matt Tolmach on board as producer.

The original Jumanji came out in 1995 starring Robin Williams.

Dwayne Johnson is currently filming Baywatch and has the Rampage movie coming up.

The Jumanji remake has a July 28, 2017 release also starring Kevin Hart.

It's OFFICIAL: Love this script! Big movie news that me and my canine gal Shang are excited to share;) To produce, create and deliver new properties to fans like #ballers to #CentralIntelligence is one of the best parts of my job. But to take existing properties that are beloved worldwide like #BAYWATCH and #RAMPAGE and have the opportunity to tell their stories in dope new ways to a whole new generation is truly an honor.

It's official. We'll produce and deliver to a whole new generation a title that I love and is one of my all time favs: There's games you play for fun... then there's games that change your life. JUMANJI Working on edging up an already very good script with my @sevenbucksprod team. Up next is meeting with our producer Matt Tolmach and director Jake Kasdan. Shooting starts this fall. Promise to deliver something cool and special.. and not screw the whole damn thing up;). As always I'll keep you posted. #JUMANJI #JungleLife #JustPressStart #SONYPictures

 

It's OFFICIAL: Love this script! Big movie news that me and my canine gal Shang are excited to share;) To produce, create and deliver new properties to fans like #ballers to #CentralIntelligence is one of the best parts of my job. But to take existing properties that are beloved worldwide like #BAYWATCH and #RAMPAGE and have the opportunity to tell their stories in dope new ways to a whole new generation is truly an honor. It's official. We'll produce and deliver to a whole new generation a title that I love and is one of my all time favs: There's games you play for fun... then there's games that change your life. JUMANJI Working on edging up an already very good script with my @sevenbucksprod team. Up next is meeting with our producer Matt Tolmach and director Jake Kasdan. Shooting starts this fall. Promise to deliver something cool and special.. and not screw the whole damn thing up;). As always I'll keep you posted. #JUMANJI #JungleLife #JustPressStart #SONYPictures

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