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ICYMI: Dwayne Johnson filming next ‘Jumanji’ in NM

Actor Dwayne Johnson confirmed via Instagram he is shooting the next “Jumanji” movie in New Mexico.

New Mexico is getting a piece of the “Jumanji” pie.

The next chapter to the 2017 blockbuster “Jumamji: Welcome to the Jungle” is filming in the Four Corners area.

It was confirmed on by Dwayne Johnson via Instagram video of him driving to work on Thursday.

The video has more than 1.2 million views on the post and nearly 4,000 comments.

“Mana is strong here in Navajo Nation,” he posted. “Thank you to the good people of this area for being so warm and welcoming. Mahalo for the love and see you down the road.”

According to IMBD, the project is listed as “Untitled Jumamji: Welcome to the Jungle Sequel.”

Jake Kasdan is directing.

Johnson is returning as well as Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart, Jack Black and Nick Jonas. Comedian Awkwafina and Danny DeVito are also signed onto the film.

According to Johson’s post, production started off in Hawaii, then moved to Alberta, Canada before filming in the Four Corners— Shiprock to be exact.

A number of social media posts have showed Johnson working out at Defined Fitness in Farmington.

Johnson said it’s been awhile since he had been in New Mexico and said he can “feel the spirit” while here.

The movie is slated for Dec. 13 release.

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