Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is Sony's highest-grossing movie ever!

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. (AP)
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. (AP)

Cape Town – Sony’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle just broke a major record. 

Deadline reports that the reboot starring Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black and Karen Gillan has officially become the studio’s highest-grossing movie at the US box office of all time.

The film clinched the title from Sam Raimi’s 2002 Spider-Man ($403.7m) which held the top spot for 16 years. 

Johnson who also produced the film posted a heartfelt thank you message on Instagram to all the fans for this milestone. He also added that they are working on a sequel. 

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Hart also expressed his gratitude in an Instagram post.

Alongside a screenshot of an article on the film’s success he wrote: “This is honestly insane! I'm so honoured to be a part of this. Thank you to all of the fans that went out and supported this movie....We made history because of you guys. #Jumanji”

Screenrant reports that director Jake Kasdan and writers Jeff Pinkner and Scott Rosenberg will return for Jumanji 3

Sony chairman Tom Rothman has hinted in previous interviews that the sequel is set to be released in December 2019.