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‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ trailer drops, revealing Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black’s roles

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"Jumanji," a remake of the 1995 adventure movie starring Robin Williams, arrives in theaters this Christmas with Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black and Kevin Hart. (Credit: Sony Pictures Entertainment)

The most dangerous game is about to be played again. On Thursday, Sony Pictures Entertainment released the first official trailer for “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” the follow-up to the 1995 Robin Williams adventure movie, which this time stars Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart and Jack Black.

While the original was about some kids who find a strange board game, this update involves teenagers who discover a Nintendo-like game console with a virtual game that has some extreme moves. As the players each pick a game character, they then get to inhabit that person’s body.

In the trailer, one teen (Madison Iseman), who takes on the Jack Black character, shouts “I’m an overweight, middle-aged man!”

Black is also shown on the verge of being devoured by a hippo. The characters also encounter stampedes, explosions, helicopters and more as they fight for survival.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle arrives in theaters on Dec. 20.


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