Date: 31st August 2016

Karen Gillan Joins Dwayne Johnson in ‘Jumanji’ Sequel.

Karen Gillan has landed the female lead in Sony’s "Jumanji" sequel opposite Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, and Jack Black. Jake Kasdan is on board to direct the adaptation of the 1981 children’s book.

Nick Jonas is also on board to star. The film hits theaters on July 28, 2017.

Plot details are being kept under wraps, though Johnson recently revealed that the film would be a continuation of the 1995 pic starring Robin Williams and not a reboot.

Matt Tolmach and William Teitler are producing, while Ted Field, Mike Weber, Johnson, Dany Garcia and Van Allsburg are executive producing. Principal photography is expected to start this fall in Honolulu.

Source: Press Release