The young Jumanji actors will join their fellow returning cast members, Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan, as well as newcomers Awkwafina, Danny DeVito and Danny Glover.
Character details for the new cast members are being kept under wraps.
Jake Kasdan, who directed the 2017 release that grossed $962.1 million worldwide, is back to direct. The sequel’s script is by Kasdan, Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner. Matt Tolmach is producing the feature along with Johnson’s Seven Bucks and Kasdan.
The Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle sequel has been set for a December 13, 2019 release.