Here’s the first trailer for the star-studded Jumanji sequel.
For many of us, Jumanji was a key part of our childhood and the original announcment of a sequel/followup elicited groans. But having now seen the cast, and concept fully revealed, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle looks like a good time. Changing things up from a board game to a video game with players trapped in avatars is a cool concept, and the trailer makes it seem like we’re getting a meta-comedy version of Pitfall rather than a retread of the original film. There’s been a shortage of good, live-action family films that are actually funny and entertaining, so fingers crossed that this new version of Jumanji connects with audiences and allows us older fans to move past our nostalgia.
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle charts its way into theaters on December 20th, 2o17.
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