While the audience waits for the first Jungle cruise, discussions on a sequel have already taken place at Disney. Obviously, the studio is hoping that Jungle cruise will be the start of a new family adventure franchise, which should come as no surprise given the involvement of the very talented Emily Blunt and Hollywood megastar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
These early discussions of the sequel were revealed via The Hollywood Reporter, who detailed several of Johnson’s upcoming projects and his desire to continue working with. Jungle cruise co-featured Emily blunt. The article indicates that Johnson plans to make Blunt one of his “regular collaborators, which also includes Ryan Reynolds and Kevin Hart,” and that with a Jungle cruise Following this, The Rock also recruited the actress to star in an “as yet unannounced film project that he’s in the process of producing.”
“Not only is he a huge movie star but, more importantly, he is truly the most empathetic human being I have ever met,” Dwayne johnson said of his Jungle cruise co-starring. And it seems Blunt is very much on board with the idea of working with Johnson again, with the A quiet place star saying, “When you get to know him as being a lot sweeter, a lot more shy than people think, you really realize that The Rock is the performance of a lifetime,” she says. “It’s so much the antithesis of who he is. And so I’m going to push him to play, to take big swings with the characters. Because it’s really transformative if you know him like me and see him be. The Rock – you’re like ‘Who is this?’ “
Inspired by the famous Disneyland Theme Park merry-go-round, Disney’s Jungle Cruise is an adventure-filled, thrill-packed adventure on the Amazon with mad skipper Frank Wolff and intrepid researcher Dr Lily Houghton. Lily travels from London, England to the Amazon jungle and enlists the dubious services of Frank to guide her downstream on La Quila, his dilapidated but charming boat. Lily is determined to discover an ancient tree with unparalleled healing abilities, possessing the power to change the future of medicine.
Pushed together on this epic quest, the unlikely duo encounter countless dangers and supernatural forces, all hidden within the deceptive beauty of the lush rainforest. But as the secrets of the Lost Tree unfold, the stakes are even higher for Lily and Frank, and their fate – and that of humanity – is on the line.
Jaume Collet-Serra directs Jungle Cruise, starring Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Edgar Ramírez and Jack Whitehall, starring Jesse Plemons and Paul Giamatti. The producers are John Davis and John Fox of Davis Entertainment; Dwayne Johnson, Hiram Garcia and Dany Garcia of Seven Bucks Productions; and Beau Flynn of Flynn Picture Co., with Scott Sheldon and Doug Merrifield as executive producers. The story is by John Norville & Josh Goldstein & Glenn Ficarra & John Requa, and the screenplay is by Michael Green & Glenn Ficarra & John Requa.
Jungle Cruise is set to release in the US on July 30, 2021, simultaneously in theaters and via Disney + with Premier Access. It comes to us thanks to Hollywood journalist.
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