Did you know that Jumanji is being remade? Now you do.
The 1995 fantasy adventure film is in the stable of Columbia has picked up a writer in Zach Helm who really thinks he’ll tap into the wants and needs of America’s family after the oh-so-close attempt with Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium and the hope of the upcoming Ben Stiller vehicle The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.
One can only assume that a Columbia Pictures executive is haunted by some sort of restless supernatural being that can only be quelled with a rewrite that kills off Robin Williams‘ character, allowing the spirit to finally remain at rest and quit haunting the BMW and Malibu beach house of this unknown studio exec.
Because, otherwise, why would anyone be doing this?