After two cartoons in theaters with Jumanji: Welcome to the jungle (2017) and Jumanji: Next Level (2019), a third film with Dwayne Johnson was expected. Where is this sequel? The producer of the saga has given news!
In 2017, to everyone’s surprise, a new film Jumanji released in theaters. Baptized Welcome to the jungle, it follows the first part carried by Robin Williams released in 1996. In this new opus, the famous board game has become a video game, and he leads four teenagers in the jungle, in the skin of their avatars. In the cast of this new adventure, we find Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan and Jack Black.
Welcome to the jungle was the direct sequel, almost twenty years later, of Jumanji first of the name. Indeed, the name of Alan Parrish (the character of Robin Williams) was mentioned. Huge box office in theaters (more than $ 960 million at the global box office), the film worn by Dwayne Johnson was entitled to a sequel, Next Level, released in 2019. Another big success, with $ 800 million Raised in the world, this new adventure was to pave the way for a third film.
Where is the sequel to Next Level?
With two huge box office successes, Sony could not let its goose that lays the golden eggs slip away. But the health crisis as well as the complicated schedule of the actors pushed back the deadline. Nonetheless, the film’s producer, Hiram Garcia, revealed in a recent interview with Collider that this Jumanji 4 was going to happen. He gave news of the project:
It will happen. It’s a certainty. And I can tell you that this third film is going to be huge. We were discussing the pitch the other day, we will present it to Sony soon. The movie will arrive. It will be done after Red One. The schedule is timely for all actors.
If the producer hasn’t put forward a filming or release date, we can hope this new film will hit theaters. end of 2023.