The True Story Behind 'Jumanji'

As Jumanji: The Next Level stampedes into theaters, Andrew Rivera takes a look back at the history of Jumanji!Jumanji began as a humble children’s book that exploded into a multimedia empire, and with the upcoming Jumanji The Next Level, the evolution of Jumanji is still going strong. From the original Jumanji book, to the legendary Robin Williams Jumanji 1995, through Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and beyond, the new Jumanji has solidified itself as a sensational cinema spectacle, thanks in large part to its cast led by Dwayne the Rock Johnson. Dwayne Johnson, joined by Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Awkwafina, Danny Devito, Danny Glover, and Nick Jonas, have brough big star power to the Jumanji movies, and from the first Jumanji 2 trailer, or Jumanji: The Next Level trailer, we’ve been wondering what will happen next in the world of Jumanji. The appeal of Jumanji, explained in this video, is clear from the original Jumanji movie to the new Jumanji 2019, and with Jumanji Next Level, we’ll see if this adventurous franchise will triumph in the survival of the fittest.

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