Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
  • Release Date: 20 December 2017 (USA)
  • Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
  • Run Time: 119 Minutes
  • Production Co: Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Matt Tolmach Productions, Radar Pictures, Seven Bucks Productions
  • Directors: Jake Kasdan
  • Writer: Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Scott Rosenberg, Jeff Pinkner
  • Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Karen Gillan, Rhys Darby, Bobby Cannavale, Nick Jonas, Alex Wolff
Set in the modern day, the film opens with an unexpectedly fun twist, as the dangerous Jumanji board game transforms into a video game, so that the more tech-reliant children and adults of today may be more easily sucked into its world. A strategy that proves to be successful for the game when a group of unfortunate students all get sucked into the game one day while serving detention together. They take on the physical forms of the avatars they had each selected from Jumanji’s opening menu.