Jumanji: The Next Level is an upcoming American fantasy adventure comedy film directed by Jake Kasdan and written by Kasdan, Jeff Pinkner, and Scott Rosenberg. It is a sequel to the 2017 film Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and the fourth installment of the Jumanji franchise. The film stars Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, Alex Wolff, Morgan Turner, Ser’Darius Blain, and Madison Iseman, reprising their roles from the previous film, alongside newcomers Awkwafina, Danny Glover, and Danny DeVito. It is scheduled to be released on December 13, 2019 by Sony Pictures Releasing under its Columbia Pictures label.
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Dwayne Johnson as Dr. Smolder Bravestone: Eddie’s avatar (who was previously Spencer’s); a strong, confident archaeologist, explorer, and the leader of the team. Zachary Tzegaegbe will portray a young Smolder Bravestone.
Danny DeVito as Eddie Gilpin: Spencer’s cranky, but well-meaning grandfather.
Jack Black as Professor Sheldon “Shelly” Oberon: Fridge’s new avatar and later Bethany’s again; a cartographer, cryptographer, archaeologist, and paleontologist.
Ser’Darius Blain as Anthony “Fridge” Johnson: A Brantford High School football jock, who cares more about football than studying. He and Spencer, who were childhood friends, reconciled by the end of the previous film after years of disassociation.
Madison Iseman as Bethany Walker: A pretty, popular, egocentric, teenage girl at Brantford High School. Her first experience as Sheldon Oberon in Jumanji helped her learn to care more about others.
Kevin Hart as Franklin “Mouse” Finbar: Milo’s avatar (who was previously Fridge’s); a diminutive zoologist and weapons specialist.
Danny Glover as Milo Walker, Eddie’s eccentric friend.
Karen Gillan as Ruby Roundhouse: Martha’s avatar; a commando with talents in martial arts.
Morgan Turner as Martha Kaply: A shy and cynical intellectual at Brantford High School. She and Spencer started a romantic relationship at the end of Welcome to the Jungle.
Nick Jonas as Jefferson “Seaplane” McDonough: Spencer’s avatar (who was previously Alex’s); a young aircraft pilot.
Alex Wolff as Spencer Gilpin: A nerdy student at Brantford High School, who is Eddie’s grandson. His previous experience as Smolder Bravestone in Jumanji, helped him cope with his anxiety and panphobia, and to develop more prominent assertiveness. Spencer gets sucked into the game for a second time, and his friends, grandfather, and his grandfather’s friend follow with a plan to rescue him.
Rhys Darby as Nigel Billingsley, the players’ main in-game NPC (Non-Player Character) guide.
Colin Hanks as Alex Vreeke: A married man with children, who as a teenage gamer was trapped inside the Jumanji video game for many years; until he was rescued and returned to his time period in the previous film. Vreeke survived by taking shelter in a home built by a previous player in the game, named Alan Parrish.