Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle video game coming this November
Game Informer brings word that Bandai Namco is developing a Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle video game, which is scheduled to release November 15 on the PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC.
The game is being described as an “adventure in laughter” and will feature co-op play for up to four players as they look for jewels while avoiding marauders and exotic creatures.
The sequel to the highly successful Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle recently wrapped filming. Written by Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner and directed by Jake Kasdan, he film sees the return of Dwayne Johnson (Rampage), Karen Gillan (Avengers: Infinity War), Kevin Hart (The Secret Life of Pets 2), Jack Black (The House with a Clock in its Walls), Alex Wolff (Hereditary), Madison Iseman (Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween), Ser’Darius Blain (Charmed), Morgan Turner (Wonderstruck), Nick Jonas (Chaos Walking) and Rhys Darby (A Series of Unfortunate Events), Colin Hanks (King Kong) and has added newcomers Danny DeVito (Dumbo), Awkwafina (Crazy Rich Asians), Danny Glover (Sorry to Bother You) and Dania Ramirez (Tell Me A Story).
The sequel to 1995’s Jumanji ended up bringing in around $956 million worldwide, over 3.5x the worldwide gross of the original film from 1995. It even became Sony’s highest-grossing domestic release of all time (just barely passing 2002’s Spider-Man). The film was number one at the box office for four weekends, including three in a row and was the first December wide release to be topliner on a February weekend since Titanic in 1998. Globally, Welcome to the Jungle reached the top spot in 76 territories and was number one worldwide for four weekends in a row.
Jumanji 3 is scheduled to arrive in theaters on December 13.