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Stars of 'Jumanji' sequel pay tribute to Robin Williams

20 June 2017, 09:36 | Erica Roy

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Jack Black

But co-star Jack Black has revealed exactly how Williams' character Alan Parrish will play into the plot of the Jumanji sequel.

And yet, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle has still managed to drum up a fair amount of awareness for itself over the past several months, even in the face of all that skepticism from both fans and industry insiders alike.

He said: "We're exploring this jungle and trying to conquer the game; it's life or death".

The tribute to Robin Williams is sure to put the minds of Jumanji 2 naysayers at ease.

In a brand new Jumanji adventure, four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. He built a full-blown jungle house, similar to a Swiss Family Robinson situation.

"In this one we actually travel with the characters into the jungle and it's gorgeous and treacherous and exciting", Black told Reuters.


"(In the original) you never got to see the inside world (of the game)", he said.

Black added that this was the coolest aspect of the movie, being able to take the audience to a wondrous and secret world, with all its beauty and dangers. The news of the film has previously been met with harsh criticism due to the announcement following close to William's death.

The players are Spencer (Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson), a brawny adventurer, Fridge, a football jock played by Kevin Hart, who becomes an Einstein.

While Johnston's Jumanji largely took place outside the game's self-contained universe, its continuation will reportedly do the opposite.

"This new movie will NOT be a remake or reboot of the original". And one of his most beloved movie roles is about to be revisited in this year's Jumanji sequel. Within that, I think there's this central idea and mythology that's mysterious, but powerful, and commands a powerful part of the imagination.



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