2017’s sequel to Jumanji, starring Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart and Jack Black surprised everyone by being fresh, fun and delightfully entertaining. Coming this Christmas is the newest installment in the unlikely adventure series.
Have a look at the first trailer for the new film, Jumanji: The Next Level. Be sure to pause the SCIFI.radio stream using the player control at the right before watching. One sound track at a time should be enough for anyone.
The story picks up some small time after the events of the first of the new films, with Spencer having issues with the friends who had journeyed with him into the game the first time. He’s tinkered with the broken game, and somehow gotten himself sucked back in – which means he’s inside the game not as a player character, but as himself, presumably with no special game character abilities.
This time the four game characters of Jumanji, Smolder Bravestone (Dwayne Johnson), Professor Shelly Oberon (Jack Black), Ruby Roundhouse (Karen Gillan), and Franklin “Mouse” Finbar (Kevin Hart) are back for more adventure – but Smolder Bravestone is inhabited by Spencer’s grandfather, Rich is the Professor, Finbar is Milo Walker.
Bethany is still in the real world, left behind this time. Sometimes it’s what you don’t see that’s important, so the fact that she’s on the outside means she’s important to the story in ways which may yet be revealed.
Jumanji: The Next Level from Sony Pictures makes its debut on December 20 in theaters everywhere.
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