Dwayne Johnson Joins ‘Jumanji’ Remake


Joining the Jumanji remake is Dwayne Johnson!

Dwayne Johnson will be rolling the dice for the Jumanji reboot, hoping for a five or an eight.

Jake Kasdan will direct Sony Pictures’ remake, which will take a new look at the Chris Van Allsburg book in a script written by Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner, based on a draft by the original writers, Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers.

Matt Tolmach and Bill Teitler are producing, with Ted Field, Mike Weber and Van Allsburg acting as executive producers.

In a post on his Instagram account, Johnson said that the movie will begin shooting this fall. The movie is scheduled for a July 28, 2017, release.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter