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Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle
Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle  “Paying homage to the 1995 Robin
  Williams epic adventure comedy Jumanji
  comes a welcome sequel with a brand
  new cast and new enemies, following the
  adventures of four high school students
  who discover they have accidentally
  become part of a board game in Jumanji:
  Welcome To The Jungle
...”


FOUR HIGH SCHOOL YOUNGSTERS given a detention that includes sorting out a junk room in preparation for new computers come across an unknown board game called Jumanji on an old computer and, led by geek gamer Spencer (Alex Wolff), decide to take time out to play in the compulsive Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle.

Spencer and fellow student and ace football player Fridge (Ser'Darius Blain) have been caught cheating on an essay; while pretty, popular but self-obsessed Bethany (Madison Iseman) was talking on her mobile during class and eternal wallflower Martha (Morgan Turner) refuses to take part in the PT lessons she considers a waste of time.

Jumanji:
Welcome To The Jungle
is a riveting
and hilarious adventure
in the dangerous
and exciting world of a
computer game that
becomes a terrifying
reality...”
Twenty years before, a student from their high school disappeared. But they have no idea that they are about to find out why…

As they begin to play Jumanji, they are invited to adopt a part to play. Bethany chooses middle-aged Professor "Shelly" Van Pelt (Jack Black: Goosebumps), believing Shelly is a woman and is horrified to find herself transformed into a male professor called Sheldon; lightly-built Spencer opts for tough-guy adventurer Dr Smoulder Bravestone (Dwayne Johnson: The Fast and The Furious franchise); Martha becomes gifted badass warrior Ruby Roundhouse (Karen Gillan: Guardians of the Galaxy) and Fridge is genius Professor Oberon (Kevin Hart: Central Intelligence).

Sucked into the game for real, the four are astonished as they land in the middle of the jungle where a Land Rover appears driven by guide Nigel (Rhys Darby), who tells them about the history of the land of Jumanji and gives them clues about the tasks they have to face in order to complete the game so that they can return to the real world.

In order to survive Jumanji, the four are forced to stick together, working as a team to solve the mysteries of the Jumanji game; fighting a deadly foe that seems to be unstoppable. Each has a key part to play; each has discoveries to make about him or herself while dealing with herds of wild White Rhinoceros, giant man-eating hippos and poisonous snakes.

Against all the odds, they must go on a perilous adventure to find a priceless jewel and return it to the Jaguar Shrine, beating Jumanji and taking on seemingly-impossible heroics as they walk in the footsteps of Alan Parrish (Robin Williams).

But one of the game-players is missing: Jefferson "Seaplane" McDonough (Nick Jonas: Scream Queens), who as teenager Alex disappeared twenty years earlier from the town and was not seen again until he turns up to join the players. Time is of the essence as each has only three lives to play with; and with every disaster one life is gone.

Arch villain Van Pelt (a brilliantly-menacing Bobby Cannavale: Ant Man) is determined to find the jewel first and sends a team of motorcycle-riding assassins to kill the game-players.

Based on the book Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg, Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle is a riveting and hilarious adventure in the dangerous and exciting world of a computer game that becomes a terrifying reality. It appears to be a bit of a slow start as the characters are introduced, but it is necessary and definitely worth waiting for the action!

With the Digital, Blu-ray and DVD comes amazing bonus features packed with more laughs, more action, and more fun, including a hilarious gag reel, a music video and three behind-the-scenes featurettes. Prepare to be rocked when Jack Black and Nick Jonas share their mind blowing take on the original theme song for the film in the epic music video Jumanji Jumanji.

Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle also features: Tim Matheson as Old Man Vreeke; Marc Evan Jackson as Principal Bentley; Kat Altman as Lucinda; Missi Pyle as Coach Webb; Jamie Renell as Male Gym Teacher; Michael Shacket as Fussfeld; Na Bil as Bazaar Kid; and Maiya Boyd as Cute Bazaar Kid.

Music is by Henry Jackman; Director of Photography is Gyula Pados; Based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg; Screen Story by Chris McKenna; Screenplay by Chris McKenna and Eric Somers and Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner; Executive Producers are: David Householter, Jake Kasdan, Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Ted Field and Mike Weber; Produced by Matt Tolmach, pga, and William Teitler, pga; and Directed by Jake Kasdan.

* Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle is released by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment in the UK on Digital Download on 14 April 2018 and 4K Ultra HD, 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD on 30 April 2018. Certificate: 12 | Approximate Running Time: 114 Minutes.

Blu-ray and Digital Bonus Materials Include: Gag Reel | Jumanji Jumanji: Video by Jack Black and Nick Jonas | Five Featurettes: Journey Through The Jungle — The Making Of Jumanji | Meet The Players: A Heroic Cast | Attack of The Rhinos! | Surviving The Jungle Spectacular Stunts | Book to Board Game to Big Screen and Beyond! Celebrating The Legacy of Jumanji.

DVD Bonus Materials Include: Gag Reel | Jumanji Jumanji: Video by Jack Black and Nick Jonas | Three Featurettes: Journey Through The Jungle — The Making Of Jumanji | Meet The Players: A Heroic Cast | Attack of The Rhinos!

4K Ultra HD Bonus Materials Include: Feature Film presented with Dolby Vision High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos Sound | Also includes the film and Special Features on the included high-def Blu-ray.

"Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle is a riveting and hilarious adventure in the dangerous and exciting world of a computer game that becomes a terrifying reality"
**** — Maggie Woods, MotorBar

Fans can follow intrepid guide Nigel through a behind-the-scenes journey showcasing how this epic adventure came to life in Journey Through The Jungle: The Making of Jumanji.

In Meet The Players: A Heroic Cast, Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black and Karen Gillan discuss the fun they had diving into character and working with each other. The team of visual effects artists explain how they created one of the film's most exciting scenes in Attack of the Rhinos.

The Blu-ray and Digital releases contain two original exclusive featurettes including Surviving The Jungle: Spectacular Stunts, a first-hand look at how the most eye-popping stunts were conceived and executed.

Book to Board Game to Big Screen and Beyond! Celebrating the Legacy of Jumanji! A nostalgic and affectionate look at the enduring legacy of Jumanji. The cast and filmmakers reflect on the original 1995 film and how the new film honours the original film's exciting history.
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