'Jumanji' Reboot Lands Producer Matthew Tolmach

'The Amazing Spider-Man' producer will work alongside William Teitler to bring a new version of this board game adaptation to life.
Sony's Jumanji remake lands producer Matthew Tolmach
Sony's Jumanji remake lands producer Matthew Tolmach
Sony Pictures is moving forward with its reboot Jumanji, bringing The Amazing Spider-Man producer Matthew Tolmach on board. He will work alongside original Jumanji producer William Teitler.

We first reported on this story a few weeks ago, when Columbia Pictures president Doug Belgrad offered the following update.

"We're going to try and reimagine Jumanji and update it for the present."


The 1995 original starred Robin Williams as a mysterious man who appears after two children (Kirsten Dunst and Bradley Pierce) start playing a magical board game. The game unlocks many other dangers that come into this world, which can only be stopped by finishing the game. This new version will update the premise to be more suited for modern times.

The project does not have a screenwriter or director attached at this time.

Jumanji is in development .



Sources: Variety

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Comments (36)

  1. Salemwolf711

    there is no need for this!

    2 years agoby @Salemwolf711Flag

  2. jasdjqs

    i almost forgot this movie is going to be in 3D ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
    @the Joker, yes i agree

    2 years agoby @jasdjqsFlag

  3. THE JOKER

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx Oh haha! I got you!

    2 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

  4. Nicholaus XX

    @mcleve02 -- Which is exactly why I questioned him. A little odd that he would bring up how many years later, and get it wrong.

    @moviegeek -- Stuck in 2010? ;)

    2 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  5. Monkeyiron 2.0

    Ironic....just 2 days ago I had a dream about Jumanji and then I talked to my friends about Jumanji......and this happens talk about Deja Vu

    2 years agoby @monkeyiron2-0Flag

  6. THE JOKER

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx It is actually 17 years old now

    2 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

  7. Nicholaus XX

    @moviegeek -- 15 years later?

    2 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  8. THE JOKER

    @jasdjqs I'm not sure even a sequel is really needed... The movie was awesome! Just another example of Hollywood doing remakes of movies that DEFINITELY don't need to be remade!

    2 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

  9. jasdjqs

    sequel maybe, but no reboot needed, This is an example of them just trying to get money off a old movie that no one care about anymore,

    2 years agoby @jasdjqsFlag

  10. THE JOKER

    It is pointless to be doing all these remakes... The only remake right now I seem to like is Total Recall... (not including comics because lets face it, they will always be rebooted) Why are you people getting paid millions of dollars to show no creativity at all what so over while the rest of us have to go do our normal jobs that give us no where near the amount of money you do... to get over this fact we just want to see a movie, and when we think we can cheer up from it, you deliver this sh*t to us... Hollywood, I hate most of you right now... please get some imagination!! GOD!!!!!!!

    2 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

  11. THE JOKER

    @dan1 haha nice

    2 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

  12. moviegeek

    I enjoyed the first one, but I don't think anyone anywhere asked for a reboot or a sequel, especially 15 years later.

    2 years agoby @moviegeekFlag

  13. Dan

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    2 years agoby @dan1Flag

  14. Upsmann44

    Just make a sequel.

    2 years agoby @upsmann44Flag

  15. Gandoff

    Breaking News!!! Warner Brothers has decided to reboot Batman next year. They want to update it for the modern times...... lmao.... Come on... Lets stop re-booting and re-making movies that is less then 30 years old.

    2 years agoby @gandoffFlag

  16. Rayzilla

    here they go again, they think nastalgia will help this movie, but theyre only going to destroy it. i will not watch this.

    2 years agoby @rayzillaFlag

  17. Garret

    Why remake a great movie.. Come on Hollywood think up an original idea, I'm sure there's plenty laying around..

    2 years agoby @garretbyrneFlag

  18. CelluloidDreams

    Why reboot it!! It was a good film the 1st time!. No need. Good G_D!.

    2 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  19. slysnide

    How was the premise of the original NOT suited for modern times? And this was Robin's last good movie I'm fairly sure, so why reboot it?

    2 years agoby @slysnideFlag

  20. Dark-White-Knight

    You can't outdo robin Williams

    2 years agoby @Dark-White-KnightFlag

  21. justinishulk

    meh too

    2 years agoby @justinishulkFlag

  22. skywise

    meh

    2 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  23. artkid04

    why not just do a sequel, set in another place

    2 years agoby @artkid04Flag

  24. Joshua Hollaway

    As a child this was one of my all time favorite movies..These new generation kids don't know anything about Jumanji..and arent interested..It will Bomb hard! Like an Eddie Murphy film (recent films)

    2 years agoby @Joshua-HollawayFlag

  25. Xenon

    Hollywood doesn't care what we think.

    2 years agoby @xenon56Flag

  26. CelluloidDreams

    I wonder how Robin Williams & Kirsten Dunst feel about this!?!?

    This screams bad!

    2 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  27. SherlockHolmes2009

    Destroying one of my childhood favorites

    2 years agoby @SherlockHolmes2009Flag

  28. Sean

    Jumanji does not need a sequel.

    2 years agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  29. CUPID

    Oh f*ck no, why a reboot? cant they just make something new with the same idea like #Zathura? F*CK!!!

    2 years agoby @cupidFlag

  30. K.Guy

    @bawnian-dexeus Yes! Why not a sequel or something!!

    2 years agoby @kguyFlag