The reason why ‘Jumanji” is not a “remake” – It’s actually a SEQUEL! / Magic 106 Syd Sargent August 27, 2016 02:02 pm Dwayne Johnson is insisting the new Jumanji movie is NOT A REMAKE ! He says that it is actually a sequel because it takes place 20 years later! Well, it definitely is intriguing! Will you want to see a SEQUEL of the original film? #YAYorNAY !