Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle sequel on the way in December 2019

Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle is getting a sequel in time for Christmas 2019

For Dr Bravestone, Ruby Roundhouse and the rest of the Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle crew, the story isn’t over yet: there’s officially a sequel on the way.

Sony announced the news at CinemaCon this week, with Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group chairman Tom Rothman also confirming that film will be hitting screens in time for Christmas 2019.

“I’d bet on seeing Dwayne Johnson in theatres again in December 2019,” he said. “Don’t rush to give all those screens to Star WarsCome on, fair’s fair.”

It’s no surprise that Sony was keen to give Jumanji a sequel. The film has currently grossed more than $959 million at the worldwide box office, making it one of the most successful films in the studio’s history.

The first film was directed by Jake Kasdan from a screenplay by Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner, and stars Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Nick Jonas, Bobby Cannavale and Rhys Darby.

Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle will be available to own from 30 April. You can pre-order the DVD and Blu-ray from Amazon now. Get all the latest fantasy news with every issue of SciFiNow.