Nick Jonas Rescues The Rock in 'Jumanji' Trailer

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Nick Jonas of 'Goat' poses for a portrait at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival Getty Images Portrait Studio Hosted By Eddie Bauer At Village At The Lift on Jan. 22, 2016 in Park City, Utah

Kevin Hart, Jack Black and Karen Gillan all star in the film as well.

The first official trailer for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle was released on Thursday and along with stars Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black and Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas also makes a cameo in the action-adventure film. 

The film is a continuation of the Jumanji story from the original 1995 film starring Robin Williams where four high school students get sucked into an old-school video game where they embody characters played by Johnson, Hart, Black and Gillan. Along the way, they meet Jonas' character, Jefferson "Seaplane" McDonough. 

"He's a mysterious stranger that they meet in the midst of their adventure," director Jake Kasdan told Entertainment Weekly. "At first, they're not sure what to make of him, but he becomes a part of their effort to get out."

In the punchline-packed trailer, Jonas' brief appearance suggests his character knows a thing or two about surviving in the jungle. Black told EW that Jonas really did have a sense of outdoorsmanship on set. 

"Nick really embraced the jungle," Black said. "Like, Nick Jonas would disappear for a few days and just be on a real physical adventure. He'd come back with bumps and scrapes and bruises and a big smile on his face because he'd traversed some impossible mountain scape and came down the other side of the mountain on like a zipline."

Maybe he picked that up from Bear Grylls

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is out Dec. 20. Watch the trailer here: