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Guardians Actress Joins Jumanji

Karen Gillan has signed on for Jumanji.

Gillan, who also appeared in Doctor Who and Guardians of the Galaxy, will take the lead role opposite Dwayne Johnson in Sony’s adaptation of the Robin Williams film.

Jake Kasdan will direct the movie, which also features Jack Black, Kevin Hart and Nick Jonas.

Johnson has also recently confirmed that the feature will not be a reboot, but instead a sequel.

“We added more characters to our story. Now there’s five heroes who all bring their own “strengths and weaknesses” to the game. Of course we have our main antagonist and his bad guys and a fun “neutral” character as well. One of the best elements from the original and one that we can build on is the animals of Jumanji. That was a such a dangerously fun element of the original movie and of course we had to carry on that tradition. Also our continuation story – 20yrs later – allows us to recognize and pay homage to Robin Williams’ legacy in Jumanji. The character of Alan Parish will be immortalized in our movie. That’s what a sequel allows us to do, as well as explore a whole new Jumanji universe.”

Jumanji is scheduled to open on 28 July 2017.

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