At CinemaCon 2017, held at Caesars Palace Las Vegas, participating studios present their wares for the upcoming season. The largest and most important gathering of movie theater owners from around the world, since taking its first step in 2011, CinemaCon has evolved and grown to become the largest and most important gathering for the worldwide motion picture theater industry. CinemaCon is truly a global event attracting attendees from more than 80 countries.
Here, as part of the Sony Pictures presentation at the expo, JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE stars Jack Black, KAREN GILLEN and Nick Jonas speak to their excitement about bringing the films sizzle reel to the gathered dignitaries of CinemaCon, about the fun and experience of making the film with such a range of talents, and to the story and characters of this new take on the JUMANJI story (made famous in the original 1995 film, starring Robin Williams and Bonnie Hunt).
JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE (also known as JUMANJI 2) is an upcoming American fantasy adventure film, directed by Jake Kasdan and written by Scott Rosenberg. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, KAREN GILLEN, and Nick Jonas, the tables are turned as four teenagers are sucked into the Jumanji board game world – pitted against rhinos, black mambas, and an endless variety of jungle traps and puzzles. To beat the game and return to the real world with their lives, they’ll have to start seeing things in an entirely different way… The film is scheduled for a Christmas release, hitting screens in the US on 22nd December, 2017.