‘Jumanji’ Sequel Adds Rhys Darby & Morgan Turner

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The new Jumanji movie has been filming in Hawaii for about a week now, but the project is still making additions to its star-studded cast. Deadline has revealed that comedian Rhys Darby (What We Do in the Shadows) and Morgan Turner (Mildred Pierce) have joined the cast of the upcoming movie in undisclosed roles.

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The film is being directed by Jake Kasdan. The two actors join previously announced cast members Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, Ser’Darius Blain and Madison Iseman. Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner co-wrote the script, based on a draft by Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers.

The story of the project has been shrouded in secrecy, but Johnson recently took to Instagram to reveal that this new movie will be a continuation of the franchise instead of a reboot. Not much else is known besides that, but we’ll keep you updated.

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What do you guys think? Are you looking forward to the new Jumanji movie? As always, be sure to sound-off your thoughts on the news in the comment section down below.

Jumanji will open in theaters on July 28th, 2017.

Source: Deadline

Michael Bezanidis

Michael Bezanidis

Michael is the Managing Editor of Heroic Hollywood. When he's not playing video games, he's usually writing about film and television.