Just yesterday, it was reported that Crazy Rich Asians star Awkwafina had joined Dwayne Johnson’s Jumanji sequel. Now, you can add another name to the cast.
According to Variety, Danny DeVito has joined the star studded cast. As of right now DeVito’s role is being kept under wraps.
The untitled feature project reunites the cast of the 2017 hit movie that starred Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart and Karen Gillan. Jake Kasdan, who directed the feature that made $962 million worldwide, is back to direct.
The sequel is based on the picture book by Chris Van Allsburg and builds on the 1995 movie adaptation, both which told the story of a magical board game in which wild jungle animals came into the real world.
The script is by Kasdan, Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner. Matt Tolmach is producing the feature along with Johnson’s Seven Bucks banner and Kasdan.
The Untitled Jumanji sequel will hit theaters winter 2019.