"Jumanji" with Kevin Hart, Jack Black and The Rock wraps in Atlanta

The new “Jumanji” reboot with Kevin Hart, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Nick Jonas, Jack Black and Karen Gillan and a host of others has wrapped filming in Atlanta. The project started work in Hawaii before heading here.

"We had an amazing time. I think we really made something special," said The Rock during a farewell speech. "Thank you so much."

Black gave a shout out to some of the folks behind the camera:

"Let's talk about some of these crew. There are a lot of all-stars on this crew!"

The crew, talent and others got to Atlanta just as our 40-plus day dearth of rain was ending and menacing storms came pounding through town.

Here’s how Nick Jonas, Jack Black and Karen Gillan sheltered during the worst of it.

The movie's due out next year. Sony’s publicity department describes it thusly:

“In a brand new Jumanji adventure, the tables are turned as four teenagers are sucked into Jumanji’s world – pitted against rhinos, black mambas and an endless variety of jungle traps and puzzles. To survive, they’ll play as characters from the game: meek Spencer becomes a brave explorer (The Rock); hulky jock Fridge becomes a tiny genius (Hart); It-girlBethany becomes a bookworm professor  (Black); and unathleticMartha becomes an amazonian warrior (Gillan). To beat the game and return to the real world with their lives, they’ll have to start seeing things in an entirely different way.”


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Jennifer Brett
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Jennifer Brett is a multiplatform journalist and digital coach. She writes The Buzz blog for accessAtlanta.com.