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It’s Official! Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Confirms Role in ‘Jumanji’

Last week, we reported that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Kevin Hart were in talks to star in a reboot of the 1995
movie, ‘Jumanji’.

Today, Johnson confirmed his involvement with the film, via his Instagram, saying he is honored to bring this story to
life for a whole new generation.

“It’s official. We’ll produce and deliver to a whole new generation a title that I love and is one of my all
time favs: There’s games you play for fun… then there’s games that change your life. JUMANJI Working on edging up an already very good script…”

It's OFFICIAL: Love this script! Big movie news that me and my canine gal Shang are excited to share;) To produce, create and deliver original properties to fans like HBO's #ballers to this summer's #CentralIntelligence is one of the best parts of my job. But to take great properties that are beloved worldwide like #BAYWATCH and #RAMPAGE and have the opportunity reimagine their stories in dope new ways to a whole new generation is truly an honor. It's official. We'll produce and deliver to a whole new generation a title that I love and is one of my all time favs: There's games you play for fun… then there's games that change your life. JUMANJI Working on edging up an already very good script with my @sevenbucksprod team. Up next is meeting with our producer Matt Tolmach and director Jake Kasdan. Shooting starts this fall. Promise to deliver something cool and special.. and not screw the whole damn thing up;). As always I'll keep you posted. Casting this should be fun! #JUMANJI #JungleLife #JustPressStart #SONYPictures

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