Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is a 2017 American fantasy adventure comedy film directed by Jake Kasdan, co-written by Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Scott Rosenberg, and Jeff Pinkner, and starring Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, and Bobby Cannavale. It is the third installment of the Jumanji franchise, after Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005), and a standalone sequel to Jumanji (1995), which was based on the 1981 children’s book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg. The story focuses on a group of teenagers who come across Jumanji—now transformed into a video game—twenty-one years after the events of the 1995 film. They find themselves trapped in the game as a set of avatars, seeking to complete a quest alongside another player who has been trapped since 1996.
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In August 2015, Sony gave the film a release date of December 25, 2016. Since filming did not begin until September 2016, the release was pushed back to July 28 and then to December 20, 2017.
On November 29, 2017, it was announced that Amazon Prime members in the United States would have early access to tickets for a December 8 screening of the film at select Regal, National Amusements, ArcLight Cinemas and AMC theaters. The screenings sold out at 1,200 theaters and earned $1.9 million. The film was released on IMAX 2D on January 12, 2018.
In India, the film was released in English, Tamil, Hindi & Telugu languages on December 20, 2017, while in China, the film was released on December 29, 2017.
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Alex Wolff as Spencer Gilpin
Alex Wolff: Alexander Draper Wolff (born November 1, 1997) is an American actor, singer, writer, producer, and director.
Real Name: Alex Wolff
Character Name: Spencer Gilpin: An intelligent but unconfident and neurotic high school student.
Date Of Birth: November 1, 1997
Net Worth: $3 million (as of 2020)
Height: 1.83 m
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Dwayne Johnson as Dr. Xander “Smolder” Bravestone
Dwayne Johnson: Dwayne Douglas Johnson (born May 2, 1972), also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American-Canadian actor, producer, businessman, retired professional wrestler, and former American football player. He wrestled for the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) for eight years prior to pursuing an acting career. His films have grossed over $3.5 billion in North America and over $10.5 billion worldwide, making him one of the highest-grossing actors of all time. See Full Bio Here
Real Name: Dwayne Douglas Johnson
Character Name: Dr. Xander “Smolder” Bravestone: Spencer’s player avatar in Jumanji; a strong, confident archaeologist and explorer with no weaknesses.
Date Of Birth: May 2, 1972
Net Worth: $320 million (as of 2020)
Height: 1.96 m
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Ser’Darius Blain as Anthony “Fridge” Johnson
Ser’Darius Blain: Ser’Darius William Blain (born March 10, 1987) is a Haitian-American film and television actor. He is best known for his role as Anthony “Fridge” Johnson in the Jumanji film series, appearing in the second and third entries. Blain is also recognized for his portrayal of Galvin Burdette in the first season of The CW series Charmed.
Real Name: Ser’Darius Blain
Character Name: Anthony “Fridge” Johnson: A high school football player whose friendship with Spencer has deteriorated due to their different social statuses.
Date Of Birth: March 10, 1987
Net Worth: $1 Million – $5 Million (Approx.) (as of 2020)
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Kevin Hart as Franklin “Mouse” Finbar
Kevin Hart: Kevin Darnell Hart (born July 6, 1979) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and producer. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Hart began his career by winning several amateur comedy competitions at clubs throughout New England, culminating in his first real break in 2001 when he was cast by Judd Apatow for a recurring role on the TV series Undeclared. The series lasted only one season, but he soon landed other roles in films such as Paper Soldiers (2002), Scary Movie 3 (2003), Soul Plane (2004), In the Mix (2005), and Little Fockers (2010).
Real Name: Kevin Hart
Character Name: Franklin “Mouse” Finbar: Fridge’s Jumanji avatar; a diminutive zoologist, weapons carrier, and Bravestone’s sidekick with weaknesses to strength, speed, and cake. Fridge chose this avatar when he misread the word “Mouse” as “Moose”.
Date Of Birth: July 6, 1979
Net Worth: $200 million (as of 2020)
Height: 1.63 m
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Madison Iseman as Bethany Walker
Madison Iseman: Madison Iseman (born February 14, 1997) is an American actress. She is known for her role on the CMT comedy television series Still the King, where she played Charlotte, the daughter of Billy Ray Cyrus’ character, Vernon Brownmule. She is also known for playing the role of Bethany Walker in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and its sequel, Sarah Quinn in Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween, and Mary Ellen in Annabelle Comes Home.
Real Name: Madison Iseman
Character Name: Bethany Walker: A popular and vain high school student.
Date Of Birth: February 14, 1997
Net Worth: $1 million dollars (as of 2020)
Height: 1.55 m
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Jack Black as Professor Sheldon “Shelly” Oberon
Jack Black: Thomas Jacob “Jack” Black (born August 28, 1969) is an American actor, comedian, singer, songwriter, and YouTube personality. He is known for his roles in films such as High Fidelity (2000), Shallow Hal (2001), School of Rock (2003), King Kong (2005), Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny (2006), The Holiday (2006), the Kung Fu Panda franchise (2008–2016), Tropic Thunder (2008), Gulliver’s Travels (2010), Bernie (2011), Goosebumps (2015), Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) and its sequel, Jumanji: The Next Level (2019). For his work in School of Rock and Bernie, he gained Golden Globe nominations. He was inducted into Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in 2018.
Real Name: Jack Black
Character Name: Professor Sheldon “Shelly” Oberon: Bethany’s Jumanji avatar; an overweight cartographer and scientific expert with a weakness to endurance.
Date Of Birth: August 28, 1969
Net Worth: $50 million (as of 2020)
Height: 1.68 m
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Morgan Turner as Martha Kaply
Morgan Turner: Morgan Turner (born April 30, 1999) is an American actress best known for playing Martha Kaply in the Jumanji franchise.
Turner attended Methacton High School in Fairview Village, Pennsylvania.
Real Name: Morgan Turner
Character Name: Martha Kaply: A quiet and shy high school student with a cynical intellect.
Date Of Birth: April 30, 1999
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Karen Gillan as Ruby Roundhouse
Karen Gillan: Karen Sheila Gillan (/ˈɡɪlən/; born 28 November 1987) is a Scottish actress and filmmaker. She first became known for playing Amy Pond, a primary companion to the Eleventh Doctor, in the BBC One series Doctor Who (2010–2013). She has since received further recognition for playing Nebula in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019), and for her starring role in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) and Jumanji: The Next Level (2019).
Real Name: Karen Gillan
Character Name: Ruby Roundhouse: Martha’s Jumanji avatar; a scantily-clad martial artist with a weakness to venom.
Date Of Birth: November 28, 1987
Nationality: British, Scottish
Net Worth: $2 Million (as of 2020)
Height: 1.8 m
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Mason Guccione as Alex Vreeke (credited as “Gamer”)
Mason Guccione: Mason Guccione was born in Tomball, Texas on August 17, 1995, located north of Houston, Texas. Mason discovered his passion for acting at age eleven. He performed in dozens of musicals and plays until graduating high school. After graduation, he studied at the State Theatre School of Acting in Austin, Texas.
Real Name: Mason Guccione
Character Name: Alex Vreeke (credited as “Gamer”): A teenager who has been trapped in Jumanji for twenty years.
Date Of Birth: August 17, 1995
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Nick Jonas as Jefferson “Seaplane” McDonough
Nick Jonas: Nicholas Jerry Jonas (born September 16, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter and actor. Jonas began acting in theater at the age of seven, and released his debut single in 2002 which caught the attention of Columbia Records where Jonas formed a band with his older brothers, Joe and Kevin, known as the Jonas Brothers. The group released their debut studio album It’s About Time through the Columbia label in 2006. After leaving Columbia Records and signing with Hollywood Records, the group released their self-titled second studio album in 2007, which became their breakthrough record. The band became prominent figures on the Disney Channel during this time, gaining a large following through the network and they appeared in the widely successful musical television film Camp Rock (2008) and its sequel Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (2010) as well as two of their own series, Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream (2008–2010) and Jonas (2009–2010).
Real Name: Nick Jonas
Character Name: Jefferson “Seaplane” McDonough: Alex’s Jumanji avatar; an aircraft pilot with a weakness to mosquitos.
Date Of Birth: September 16, 1992
Net Worth: $25 million or ₹171 crores (as of 2020)
Height: 1.67 m
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Colin Hanks (uncredited) as the adult Alex.
Colin Hanks: Colin Lewes Hanks (né Dillingham; born November 24, 1977) is an American actor, producer, and director. He is known for starring in films such as Orange County, King Kong, The House Bunny, The Great Buck Howard, and the Jumanji film series. His television credits include Roswell, Band of Brothers, Dexter, Fargo, The Good Guys, and Life in Pieces. He is the eldest son of actor Tom Hanks.
Real Name: Colin Hanks
Character Name: Colin Hanks (uncredited) as the adult Alex.
Date Of Birth: November 24, 1977
Net Worth: $15 million. (as of 2020)
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Bobby Cannavale as Professor Van Pelt
Bobby Cannavale: Robert Michael Cannavale (/ˌkænəˈvɑːli/; born May 3, 1970) is an American actor known for various stage, television, and film roles, including regular or recurring roles in Third Watch, Boardwalk Empire, Vinyl, Will & Grace, Mr. Robot, and Master of None.
Real Name: Bobby Cannavale
Character Name: Professor Van Pelt: An NPC, presented as a corrupt archaeologist and former partner of Bravestone’s. The character is a reimagined version of the character of the same name from the 1995 film.
Date Of Birth: May 3, 1970
Net Worth: $8 million (as of 2020)
Height: 1.88 m
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Rhys Darby as Nigel Billingsley
Rhys Darby: Rhys Montague Darby (born 21 March 1974) is a New Zealand actor, comedian and voice actor known for his energetic physical comedy routines, telling stories accompanied with mime and sound effects of things such as machinery and animals. He was nominated for the Billy T Award in 2001 and 2002. He also won the 2012 Fred (Dagg) award at the New Zealand International Comedy Festival, for best NZ show.
Real Name: Rhys Darby
Character Name: Nigel Billingsley: An NPC in Jumanji who serves as the primary guide and informant for its players.
Date Of Birth: March 21, 1974
Nationality: New Zealand
Net Worth: $3 million dollars. (as of 2020)
Height: 1.77 m
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Additionally, Marin Hinkle, Tracey Bonner, and Natasha Charles Packer play the mothers of Spencer, Fridge, and Bethany respectively. Appearing as staff members of Brantford High School are Marc Evan Jackson as Principal Bentley, Carlease Burke as history teacher Miss Mathers, Missi Pyle as gym teacher Coach Web, and Maribeth Monroe as Bethany’s English teacher. Kat Altman portrays Bethany‘s friend Lucinda and Michael Shacket portrays Spencer’s friend Fussfeld. William Tokarsky and Rohan Chand appear as a food vendor and a boy, respectively, in the video game’s marketplace. Alex‘s father is played by Sean Buxton in 1996 (credited as “Jogger“) and an uncredited Tim Matheson in the present day.
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Soundtracks & Music
The soundtrack from Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, a 2017 Movie, tracklist, listen to all the 34 full soundtrack songs, play 29 full OST music & 1 trailer tracks. View who sings all the songs, stream additional tunes playlist, and credits used in the movie. Read scene descriptions after the film plays at the cinema.