“Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” came into focus on Monday at Sony Pictures’ CinemaCon 2017 opening night presentation.
The original hit was about a board game that opened a portal to an alternate, wild universe — and the modern reboot swaps that board game for a classic, ’90s-era video game console.
A group of misbehaving teens find the console during a detention session in their high school and are transported into
Johnson & co. appeared in the flesh to rouse the convention of movie exhibitors, and Hart appeared via satellite.
Jake Kasden’s take does throwback to the original — wild, running CGI rhinos might look familiar to any fans of the first film starring Robin Williams and Kirsten Dunst.