Dwayne Johnson Reveals Release Date for New Jumanji Movie is Just Weeks Away

September 24, 2019 Updated: September 25, 2019

‘The Rock’ revealed the newest movie sequel to Jumanji will be released within weeks, sending his fans into a social media frenzy on September 25.

Dwayne Johnson confirmed “Jumanji: the Next Level” will be released in a little over 11 weeks.

“Jumanji: the Next Level. December 13th,” Johnson said on Facebook. “Ladies, gentlemen and children of all ages. Enjoy. Love, Dwanta.

Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group revealed fans will not have to wait long before the sequel arrives in cinemas.

“I’d bet on seeing Dwayne Johnson in theatres again in December 2019,” Chairman Tom Rothman told the Associated Press (AP). “Don’t rush to give all those screens to ‘Star Wars,’ come on, fair’s fair.

The original “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” performed very well at the box office, despite facing challenging competition from “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.”

Stars from the latest installment previously posted their experiences to social media during production in New Mexico.

Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, and Karen Gillan shared photos and videos on both Instagram and YouTube about their time in Farmington, 183 miles northwest of Albuquerque.

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This is how I get to work now #Jumanji #rubyroundhouse

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Johnson trained at Defined Fitness, said he required security to hold back overzealous fans and could “highly recommend” the gym.

Black filmed himself playing and losing shuffleboard with locals at the Three Rivers Tap and Game Room.

“It’s a rad little town,” Black said according to AP.

They all expressed gratitude and admiration for the Navajo Nation.

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Navajo Spirit. It’s always very special to me when people get emotional when we meet. Their tears are a reflection of so many emotions and I try to be as present as I can possibly can. I’ve been particularly moved by our Native Americans on this Navajo Nation land. Every hand shake, every hug, every presentation bubbles with emotion. They’re often brought to tears ~ as am I. This powerful land in this picture, is owned by this humble matriarch and her family. As she presented this gift to me on behalf of her family and ancestors, she began to cry. Real as it gets. With every handshake, I feel from them such a deep rooted sense of pride, pain, struggle, joy, humility and strong perseverance. I’m grateful to have been so embraced by our Najavo Nation. #culture #respect

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In the movie, Johnson’s character transforms from being a 16-year-old teenager into a muscular hunk with a “smolder look.”

The wrestler-turned-actor admitted it took some time to convince the director Jake Kasdan about the authenticity of his acting.

“You should’ve heard the conversation. I was like, ‘My character’s trait is—he smolders,’’ he told AP. “Silence ‘What do you mean by smolders?’”

The Associated Press contributed to this report.