A multi-million dollar movie franchise is in progress. What will the makers do to increase the craze of its huge fan base in the new version? We have clubbed all the updates on the sequel of the story here.
An American media franchise, Jumanji, is based on the Jumanji (1981) children’s books, written by Chris Van Allsburg. Sony Pictures produced the films with TriStar Pictures and Columbia Pictures. The story serves the adventures of various people who are involved in playing an enchanted game and the tricky game of finding themselves imperiled when playing. The game involves a variety of dangerous elements during which the players have to survive. The major twist is that if the players want to end disruptions, they need to finish the game while facing the associated challenges. The franchise list of the story goes like
- Jumanji (1995),
- Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017),
- Jumanji: The Next Level (2019)
Apart from this, the story was also adapted for an animated television series that was released in 1996. The movies received immense love from the fans as well as from critics. It broke several records and proved to be one of the big hits on the screens having the $2 billion collections at the global box office. And the good news for the fans is already in, we will be getting the story continuation. Production for the sequel has been slowed down but we will get the story that will again keep us engaged in the tricky plot. Let us check the possibilities in detail.
Release Date of Jumanji 4
There is good news for the fans that Jumanji 4 is happening, but the question is when? The exact details are not revealed by the team but there are several updates on the production of the upcoming sequel. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle was released in 2017, and Jumanji: The Next Level premiered in 2019. The movie faced setbacks because of the global pandemic the production was paused in April 2020. The fans already waited long for the sequel, but it looks like they have to wait for more.
We know that the production has already started, so if it continues with the same track we will get it sooner than expected. However the details for the release date are not yet revealed, but we expect that Jumanji 4 could hit the screens somewhere in 2022, but earlier it was expected that it would drop in the fall of 2021, but the chances seem pretty low. We will update the space if any official hints come on this.
Renewal status of the story
There were rumors of its cancelation when Karen Gillan shared that she has no update on the sequel. Gillan shared that she does not know anything about the continuation but expects that it would hit the screens sooner or later.
We know that Johnson hinted at Jumanji 4 in late 2019, and the plans were later confirmed in March by Kasdan. The movie co-producer Garcia revealed that they are working hard on the next film and also ensuring that they hit the mark. She shared the status of the work on the Jumanji 4, the upcoming sequel, and the efforts of the team to knock out of the park.
Expected Cast list of Jumanji 4
We know that the main reasons for this success were the roles of Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart, and Jack Black, So there are pretty high chances that we will meet them in the story of Jumanji 4 again. So, we expect the comeback of the following characters.
- Dwayne Johnson as Dr. Xander
- Jack Black as Professor Sheldon
- Kevin Hart as Franklin
- Karen Gillan as Ruby Roundhouse
- Nick Jonas as Jefferson
- Awkwafina as Ming Fleetfoot
- Rory McCann as Jurgen
- SerDarius Blain as Anthony
- Madison Iseman as Bethany Walker
- Danny Glover as Milo Walker
- Danny DeVito as Edward
- Colin Hanks as Alex Vreeke
- Rhys Darby as Nigel Billingsley
- Bebe Neuwirth as Nora Shepherd
- Alex Wolff as Spencer Gilpin
- Morgan Turner as Martha Kaply
The plot of Jumanji 4
At the end of Jumanji: The Next Level, the last sequel of the franchise till date hinted at the next movie. Spencer’s mother and a heating mechanic were stuck in the game because some of the game’s animals came into the real world. All the story hinted that Jumanji will be back with a new avatar and it will be rotated towards the exotic and thrilling animals. Apart from this, the story will again follow the dangerous stages of the game, in which we can also lose some favorite characters.
The exact details are not revealed. Surely, this box office hit will be back with an amazing storyline, that will keep the audience engaged with the real-world identity and the fiction game that will turn more dangerous this time.
Is there any trailer for the upcoming movie?
As we know, Jumanji 4 is in the early phase of development. So, we have to wait for the trailer. Till then, you can refresh the memories of previous installments of the story.
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