Dwayne Johnson welcomes Nick Jonas to 'Jumanji' family

Los Angeles, Sep 29 (IANS) Actor Dwayne Johnson has introduced Nick Jonas as his latest co-star on the set of "Jumanji".

The former WWE superstar is the leading actor for the upcoming sequel to Robin Williams's 1995 classic movie, and he has revealed Jonas is joining the cast alongside Jack Black, Karen Gillan and Kevin Hart, reports mirror.co.uk.

Johnson shared an image of the pair in their costumes, on Instagram.

With that, he wrote: "Officially, welcoming my guy Nick Jonas to 'Jumanji'. Great dude, great positive energy and very talented. He is going to kill this role like I kill things with my bare hands.

"The jungle awaits. The adventure continues. And ironically the one who sings the most on set is Jack Black. On location, Hawaii, Welcome To The Family Nick, 'Jumanji'."

The film is due to be released in the summer 2017.