When cleaning out a school’s basement while serving detention, four teenagers find a vintage video game version of Jumanji and get sucked into its jungle setting. They also become their avatars inside the game and the only way out is to play along and finish it.
Welcome to the Jungle is an upcoming American 3D action adventure film directed by Jake Kasdan and written by Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner. A sequel to Jumanji (1995), the film stars Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas and Bobby Cannavale. The film is also a tribute to Robin Williams who died on August 11, 2014. It is scheduled to be released on December 20, 2017 in 3D and selected IMAX 3D territories.
In March 2017 during CinemaCon, it was announced that the complete title of the film would be Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. The plot is about teenagers tasked with cleaning out a school’s basement who find a vintage video game version of Jumanji and get sucked into the jungle setting of the first film.