The Time Jack Black Introduced Himself On The Jumanji Set By Singing 'Welcome To The Jungle'

by Jeremy Spirogis
The Time Jack Black Introduced Himself On The Jumanji Set By Singing 'Welcome To The Jungle'

How do you greet a co-worker on the primary day of labor? Most would say “Hello,” or “Nice to meet you,” as typical social conventions dictate. But Jack Black isn’t a typical kind of man, and Jumanji: The Next Level isn’t a regular blockbuster both.

So when introducing himself to new co-star Awkwafina, it was an apparent Jack Black transfer to start out singing Guns N’ Roses “Welcome To The Jungle” when the assembly of those two comedic minds occurred for the primary time on set.

It’s the kind of factor that you simply’d completely anticipate from Jack Black, as he’s sort of recognized all over the world for his musical chops, courtesy of not solely his band Tenacious D, but additionally due to performances in landmark movies like School of Rock.

But whether or not you’re anticipating it or not, nothing may put together you for the person who brings Jumanji: The Next Level’s Professor Shelly Oberon to life coming at you, singing in his finest Axl Rose voice, telling you precisely the place you might be and the place you’re going to die.

You can watch Jack Black and Awkwafina inform the story about their first assembly, in addition to reply a few of the Internet’s most burning questions, within the video beneath, courtesy of WIRED:

What’s even funnier is the truth that this isn’t even the primary story that’s put Jack Black on the set of a Jumanji film singing this exact same music. As ScreenRant picked up on in the course of the press tour for Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle, Black’s behavior of singing that music on set helped director Jake Kasdan nail down the title to the primary sequel that put Jumanji again on the board.

Now, one sequel into the long run, Jumanji: The Next Level appears to have benefitted from Jack Black’s rendition of “Welcome To The Jungle,” because the second installment of this potential trilogy has damaged information and hauled in some respectable money since its mid-December debut.

Of course, ought to there be a fourth film/third installment of the fashionable Jumanji trilogy, meaning there’s most likely going to be extra new faces to come across on this world of online game journey. Which additionally implies that Jack Black goes to need to heat up these pipes from the second that movie is introduced, as there’s now an added expectation that Jumanji: The Next Level’s successor will have to be blessed in the identical trend as its forebears.

We’ll have to attend and see how issues play out, however for now, carry that picture of Awkwafina and Jack Black assembly for the primary time, and his rock prowess delivering these shredding vocals, sealing a friendship pact that’ll greater than probably final eternally. It kinda warms your coronary heart, doesn’t it?

Jumanji: The Next Level is in theaters now, ready for keen and prepared gamers to enter the jungle.

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