Following the news that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 star Karen
Named Dr. Bravestone, the image doesn’t exactly do Johnson’s physique justice – something he jokingly acknowledges in the post below – but it definitely gives off something of an Indiana Jones vibe. It’s fair to say that’s not a role most of us have imagined him in, but the wrestler turned actor looks the part here. How his character factors into Jumanji remains to be seen as plot details are being kept under wraps, so this artwork is particularly intriguing.
It will be fun to see if the rest of the cast reveals similar concept art over the coming weeks and months. Either way, Johnson is a master when it comes to building buzz, so Jumanji may go from being a movie people are sceptical about to one they’re counting down the days to.
EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK: Concept art of my #JUMANJI character. “The Smoldering” Dr. Bravestone. (not sure where my pecs went;). This is gonna be fun.. Me, @kevinhart4real, Jack Black, @NickJonas and the Ginger Assassin @karengillanofficial can’t wait to “play the game that plays you”. #JUMANJI #DrBravestone #KingOfTheSmolder #TheAdventureContinues 💀 * JUMANJI Costume Designer Laura Jean Shannon