The name of Nick Jonas is synonymous with music. He is best known as a member of the prominent pop-rock band, the Jonas Brothers. The Texas-born singer Nick Jonas and his older brothers Kevin and Joe Jonas started playing music when they were kids. Nick debuted on Broadway at the age of 7. Little Nick’s career started growing slowly with roles as replacement alternates in several Broadway productions. During his Broadway days, Jonas wrote a Christmas song which became his ticket to Columbia Records. In 2004, he signed the first deal as a solo artist with the label. In the same year, he formed the family band, the Jonas Brothers along with his brothers.
After a couple of rejections, the band was picked by Disney’s Hollywood Record. The Jonas Brothers songs started playing on Radio Disney with their videos showing on the Disney Channel. The Jonas Brother released the first self-titled album in 2007. In 2010, Nick turned to solo tours as a side project. He also debuted on the small screen as an actor with Disney Channel’s TV movies ‘Camp Rock (2008)’ and ‘Camp Rock 2 (2010).’ He appeared as a guest star in ‘Mr. Sunshine (2011)’ and ‘ABC’s Last Man Standing (2011).’
Nick returned to Broadway in 2012 to join ‘Criss in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.’ His major roles on the big screen include ‘Careful What You Wish For’ in 2015 and ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle‘ in 2017. At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Nick Jonas movie? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming Nick Jonas films scheduled to release in the near future. We can only hope that the new Nick Jonas movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.
2. Jumanji: The Next Level (2019)
‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ reunites the cast members of the 2017 movie. The characters Dr. Smoulder Bravestone, played by Dwayne Johnson, Sheldon Oberon, played by Jack Black, Moose Finbar, played by Kevin Hart, and Ruby Roundhouse, played by Karen Gillan, return for more action in the sequel. Nick Jonas also returns as his iconic character Jefferson ‘Seaplane’ McDonough. Jonas’ Jefferson ‘Seaplane’ McDonough is the fifth player who is discovered in the game. He is an aircraft pilot who has been trapped in Jumanji for the last 20 years.
Danny Glover, Danny DeVito, Danai Ramirez, and Awkwafina join the sequel as new cast members. The movie is directed by Jake Kasdan from a screenplay written by Jeff Pinkner and Scott Rosenberg. ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ is a sequel to the 1995 hit ‘Jumanji.’ The first installment featured Robin Williams in the main role and was based on a board game-turned-video game.
After the huge success of ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,’ the makers announced in February 2018 about a possible sequel with Dwayne and Karen reprising their roles. Later, Nick and others were added to the cast. ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ wrapped up with the key players breaking the game apart in order to prevent others from getting stuck inside the labyrinth. This time when they return to save one of their own, they are going to discover that the world’s most dangerous game has changed. The movie releases on December 13, 2019.
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1. Chaos Walking (2020)
‘Chaos Walking’ is Doug Liman’s adaptation of Patrick Ness’ novel of the same name. The movie features Nick Jonas, Tom Holland, Daisy Ridley, Mads Mikkelsen, and Cynthia Erivo in major roles. The plot centers on a distant planet colonized by humans. Almost all women on the planet have been killed by an infectious virus. The creatures start to understand other’s thoughts as a stream of images, words and sounds called ‘Noise.’
The chaos prevails until a young man on the planet, played by Holland, finds out that a mysterious girl, played by Ridley, holds the key to the cure. Nick Jonas plays the role of Davy Prentiss Jr. in the movie. Though ‘Chaos Walking’ is lined up for a March 1, 2019 release, unexpected reshoots have reportedly pushed the date to 2020. Lionsgate’s big-budget sci-fi thriller is expected to launch a franchise that can rival the reigning superhero movies.
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The animated musical comedy ‘UglyDolls’ is an adaptation of the popular toy line of the same name. Directed by Kelly Asbury, the movie features an ensemble voice cast that includes Emma Roberts, Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas, Janelle Monáe, Pitbull, Blake Shelton, Bebe Rexha, Charli XCX, Wanda Sykes, Gabriel Iglesias, Wang Leehom, and Lizzo. Alison Peck has written the screenplay and Jane Hartwell and Robert Rodriguez serve as producers.
The plot revolves around Moxy, voiced by Kelly Clarkson, and her friends, who live in the town of misfit toys rejected by toy stores — Uglyville. Moxy and her friends embark on a quest in search of hope and love. Their destination is the town of Perfection. Jonas voices Lou, who is a perfect doll and the mean leader of other dolls in the town of Perfection. Lou is known in the town as a mentor of perfect dolls and for his contempt for UglyDolls. Apart from the voice cast, Nick also performs his original music, ‘The Ugly Truth’ in the movie. ‘UglyDolls’ hit theaters on May 3, 2019.
The war epic ‘Midway’ is set against the backdrop of World War II. Directed by Roland Emmerich, the movie features Nick Jonas, Dennis Quaid, James Carpinello, Patrick Wilson, Mandy Moore, Woody Harrelson, Darren Criss, Ed Skrein, and Aaron Eckhart in major roles. The plot centers on the Battle of Midway, which was decisive in the Pacific theater of World War II. The historic naval battle took place between June 4-7, 1942.
While America was reeling from her losses, this battle became the standing ground for the nation and a point of return since they largely decimated the Japanese navy in a single well-coordinated retaliation. That being said, brave Americans still lost their lives, and ‘Midway’ ultimately tells the story from the perspective of people in the battle.
‘Midway‘ hit theaters on November 8, 2019.