Nick Jonas to Return to the ‘Jumanji’ Franchise
Nick Jonas has confirmed that he will feature in the sequel to Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. He will reprise his role of Alex, a pilot who has been trapped in the Jumanji game for two decades.
Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan will also return in the film and will be joined by new cast members Danny Glover and Danny DeVito.
The yet untitled film will be directed by Jake Kasdan and is set to hit theatres on 13 December, a week before Star Wars: Episode IX.
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle was a sequel to the 1995 hit Jumanji, which starred Robin Williams. Set in the present day, the reboot follows four high school students placed in detention together. The quartet is assigned to the school's basement and then transported into the Jumanji board game after they activate the discarded game.
(With inputs from IANS)