Aquafina Joins Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Sequel
Awkwafina, the rascally voice of Crazy Rich Asians and Ocean’s Eight, is reportedly in final talks to star in the nearly $1 billion sequel Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle . Sony in 2017
It’s not yet known what role Aquafina will play in the third film, but sources say she will be “key” and “important” to the story.
There is also a veteran actor Danny DiVito joining in. The original cast including Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black and Karen Gillan and Jake Kasdan have been confirmed to return.
Adapted from Chris Van’s picture book and released in 1995, the first film tells the story of a wild adventure as board game creatures roam the real world. and a more contemporary sequel as four teenagers accidentally venture into a video game.
The movie is slated to open in the United States on December 13 this year, a week before Star Wars: Episode IX is released.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter