The upcoming sequel to 2017’s widespread Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle might even see its forged develop and embody the rapper-turned-actress Awkwafina. According to Variety, Awkwafina, whose actual identify is Nora Lum, is in talks to seem within the sequel.
Awkwafina had a giant yr in 2018, having appeared in widespread films like Crazy Rich Asians and Ocean’s 8.
All the foremost stars of the 2017 Jumanji movie–Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan–are all anticipated to return again for the sequel. What’s extra, director Jake Kasdan, who’s the son of legendary Star Wars author Lawrence Kasdan, is returning as nicely.
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle made $962 million worldwide, making it the fifth highest-grossing film of 2017, and a certain candidate for a sequel. In June 2018, The Rock confirmed that the sequel was officially underway. He stated on the time, maybe jokingly, that Kevin Hart’s character will die in the first 15 seconds.
Plot particulars are beneath wraps for the Jumanji sequel, however The Rock teased that Kasdan gave a “dynamite pitch” for the plot. The movie hits theatres in December 2019.
The Rock and Kasdan are additionally working collectively on a new Netflix movie known as John Henry and the Statesman.