A few days ago, Dwayne Johnson revealed something very interesting about his new movie, Jumanji: The Next Level. The film’s new villain – Jurgan the Brute – is not all he appears to be.

Taking to Instagram, Johnson said:

“Plot twist 👹

“For JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL we wanted to create a towering beast of a character named, JURGAN THE BRUTE. Enter, “Game of Thrones” actor, Rory McCann.

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“When Rory first walked on set of JUMANJI it immediately reminded me of one of my favourite TV shows as a kid, THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN and the episode where Lee Majors takes on BIG FOOT, played by the legendary, Andre the Giant.”

He continued: “Cool plot twist about JURGAN (for those who caught it) is he’s an actual avatar in the game. Meaning – SOMEONE is playing him.

“But who? That’s the big mystery.

“In the next JUMANJI we’ll find out just who’s been playing the JURGAN THE BRUTE 😈.”

So, who is the mystery character?

In Jumanji (1995) and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Van Pelt is the villain of each story, so what’s going on this time around? And where is Van Pelt?

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As of yet, Sony has not given the go-ahead for another Jumanji film, but surely it’s only a matter of time, right? Jumanji: The Next Level has already taken over $500 million at the worldwide, so a sequel does seem likely – and I really hope it happens, as not only do I want to know who this mystery character is, I also thought this recent film was a blast!

Jumanji: The Next Level has started to do some world building, so will this all come together in the next sequel? I really hope so.

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