JUMANJI THE NEXT LEVEL
JACK BLACK (Oberon) has cemented himself as one of the most
versatile and sought-after talents in entertainment with an illustrious career
that includes projects in film, television, music, and more. Black is behind the
viral YouTube channel "Jablinski Games," which launched in 2018 and reached one
million subscribers in just days. The vlog style channel features weekly content
covering games, food, and Black's everyday life.
Black also continues to tour internationally as the lead singer of the rock-folk
comedy group Tenacious D, which he created with longtime friend and collaborator
Kyle Gass. Their fourth studio album, "Post-Apocalypto," is available now across
streaming platforms. In conjunction with the album's release, the duo also
released an original six-episode animated series called "Tenacious D in Post-Apocalypto,"
which was illustrated frame-by frame entirely by Black and released on YouTube.
The band's additional projects include the early feature film Tenacious D in The
Pick of Destiny and two follow-up documentaries, The Making of 'The Pick of
Destiny' and D Tour: A Tenacious Documentary, which focused on the band's world
tour in support of their film and soundtrack.
Previously, Black could be heard as the voice of Po in all three installments of
DreamWorks Animation's smash franchise Kung Fu Panda and starred as R.L. Stein
in Sony Pictures' hit movie Goosebumps . He also starred in the
critically-acclaimed independent film Bernie, a role for which he earned a 2013
Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture -
Comedy or Musical and a 2013 Independent Spirit Awards nomination for Best Male
Lead. Additionally, he topped the box office with Tropic Thunder ,School of Rock
(which earned him his first Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an
Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musica") and the Academy Award-winning
blockbuster film King Kong . In September 2018, Black received a star on the
renowned Hollywood Walk of Fame for his storied film career, which has included
roles in Don't Worry He Won't Get Far On Foot, The House With A Clock In Its
Walls, The Polka King, The D Train, Gulliver's Travels, The Big Year, The
Muppets, Nacho Libre, Bob Roberts, High Fidelity, Saving Silverman, Year One,
Shallow Hal, Ice Age, Orange County, Envy, Shark Tale, and The Holiday.
Black currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Tanya, and their two sons.
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