Jack Black In Talks For “Jumanji” Reboot

Jack Black is in talks to star alongside Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart in the big-budget “Jumanji” reboot at Sony Pictures. Johnson confirmed the casting in an enthusiastic Instagram post which you can see below.

Jake Kasdan is directing this new adaptation of Chris Van Allsburg’s 1981 book with Matt Tolmach and William Teitler set to produce. Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner penned the script based on a draft by Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers.

Van Allsburg, Ted Field and Mike Weber will executive produce. Shooting kicks off in August in Hawaii ahead of a July 28th 2017 release.

Source: The Wrap