Dwayne Johnson announces “Jumanji” sequel will debut December 13, 2019

Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.(LOS ANGELES) -- Two months ago, Sony greenlit a sequel to the 2017 blockbuster, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, and on Wednesday, star Dwayne Johnson revealed the release date.

"THE GAME IS NOT OVER -- JUMANJI DECEMBER 13, 2019," declared a short video posted to his Instagram page, along with a caption that read in part, "Officially planting our JUMANJI flag...And once again, I get to slap [co-star] Kevin Hart's lips into next week. The world is happy."

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle -- also starring Jack Black, Karen Gillen and Nick Jonas -- earned $400 million stateside and nearly $1 billion worldwide, becoming the highest-grossing film in the history of Sony Pictures.

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