Jumanji’s title change is down to Jack Black

28 days ago | Flickeringmyth

Following on from today’s release of two new trailers [which you can watch here], it has emerged Jack Black is responsible for the Jumanji sequel changing its title.

Originally going by the simple title Jumanji, the reboot of the classic family film starring Robin Williams is now known as Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.

It turns out that one of the film’s stars, Jack Black, is responsible for the switch up, as director Jake Kasdan revealed recently to USA Today. Apparently, on set, Black would sing Guns N’ Roses’ 1987 song ‘Welcome to the Jungle’ with Kasdan saying: “Jack said to me one day, ‘You know, we really should call this Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’”.

As they say, the rest is history.

A lot of people have a soft spot for the 90s adventure movie revolving around a creepy board game that unleashes horrors upon those that play it, and so anticipation is


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