'Jumanji' Remake Get Writer Zach Helm

Joe Johnston's original adventure starred Robin Williams and centered on a magical board game that brought wild animals into downtown Manhattan.
Jumanji remake gets writer Zach Helm
Jumanji remake gets writer Zach Helm
Columbia Pictures has hired writer Zach Helm to pen their upcoming Jumanji reboot.

Joe Johnston's original family adventure centered on a suburban family who found a magical board game that released jungle plants and giant creatures as they progressed in the game. The film was an adaptation of Chris Van Allsburg's book and starred Robin Williams, Bonnie Hunt, Kirsten Dunst, Bradley Pierce and David Alan Grier.

Zach Helm is best known for writing Stranger Than Fiction and Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, which he directed.

Matthew Tolmach, Bill Teitler, Ted Field and Mike Weber will be producing. No production schedule has been released.

Jumanji is in development .

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Comments (12)

  1. The_Crow2k

    Greedy bastards! Just leave it and do some creative idea instead.

    1 year agoby @the-crow2kFlag

  2. MovieManiac

    I feel like this movie hasn't been out long enough to warrant a remake. This is just ridiculous.

    1 year agoby @moviemaniac66Flag

  3. Mka47


    1 year agoby @mka47Flag

  4. Dumbumm

    Please NO!! All these pointless remakes are pissing me off!

    1 year agoby @DumbummFlag

  5. Rodney Roover


    1 year agoby @Rodney-RooverFlag

  6. Veilor

    The movie with Robin Williams is great., doesn't need a reboot.

    1 year agoby @VeilorFlag

  7. zeus

    What the bloody hell is the point of this!!

    1 year agoby @zeusFlag

  8. Muhammed Jabbar-Feldstein

    You gotta be f*cking kidding.

    1 year agoby @this-site-blowsFlag

  9. SherlockHolmes2009

    NO, Now Hollywoods gone too far!!!!!!!!

    1 year agoby @SherlockHolmes2009Flag

  10. Dragon1991


    1 year agoby @Dragon1991Flag

  11. Justhim_sir

    WHY! It's a classic the way it is, there isn't anything that needs changing.

    1 year agoby @justhim-sirFlag