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Dwayne Johnson and 'Jumanji' Cast & Crew Get Blessed by Hawaiian Priest

by Zach Seemayer 5:33 PM PDT, September 14, 2016
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Dwayne Johnson is pulling out all the stops to make sure the production of his upcoming Jumanji sequel goes off without a hitch -- including getting blessed by a Hawaiian priest.

The Rock took to Instagram on Wednesday to share a video of himself and the entire Jumanji cast and crew, who are shooting the film in Hawaii, as they participated in a ceremony meant to bring good luck to the forthcoming production.

"We gathered our entire cast (here with me are Jack Black, Kevin Hart, our director Jake Kasdan and Karen Gillian) and crew together as our Hawaiian Kahu (priest) Cordell Keka blesses our film with powerful aloha spirit of laughter, enjoyment and love," the 44-year-old action star wrote in the caption to the video.

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Johnson, who said he often talks about "mana" and spirituality, wrote that "the mana in this room/in this moment was extremely powerful - it can take your breath away and give you goosebumps like crazy."

"Our Kahu eloquently spoke and reminded us that even though our faces are the ones on screen, it takes an AMAZING CREW OF EVERYONE to make this movie work," he continued. "And when we get tired from long work hours to always remember the joy, laughter and fun our movie will bring to families around the world."

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The star landed in Hawaii three days ago with his family, and celebrated with an Instagram pic of the occasion, writing, "We've missed you Hawaii. So good to be home."

"Excited and proud to bring another big film back to our island," he continued. "I will now go steal my daily Snickers bar from 7-11 on Kapiolani Blvd. (a few of you know that inside joke)."

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Johnson has been consistently promoting the adventure film -- which he says is a continuation of Robin Williams' beloved 1995 classic, rather than a remake -- and recently gave fans a first look at the concept art for his character, the "Smoldering Dr. Bravestone."

The Jumanji sequel is yet another in a long line of massive blockbusters starring the former professional wrestler, who recently landed at the top of Forbes' list of the world's highest-paid actor.

Check out the video below to see just how much money The Rock raked in over the last year, and how other stars stack up against him when it comes to their annual earnings.

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