Jungle Cruise is an upcoming Adventure directed by Jaume Collet-Serra and written Glenn Ficarra "Jungle Cruise" This Thursday morning, Disney Studios surprised with the launch of the official film of Jungle Cruise, a film inspired by the great tourist attraction that is located inside Disneyland. Actress Emily Blunt and popular Dwayne Johnson, better known as The Rock, star in the film, as well as the first stills from the feature film. Jungle Cruise is an attraction within the popular Disneyland park. "A great adventure in a panoramic boat tour through the most exotic and exciting rivers in Asia, Africa and South America," they explain on their official website. Inspired by her, Captain Frank Wolff and Dr. Lily Houghton, embark on an adventure through the Amazon, in search of a tree with unique healing properties and the power to change the future of medicine, however, they will come across a series of supernatural events and obstacles along the way. In this adventure, Edgar Ramírez, Jack Whitehall, Jesse Plemons and Paul Giamatti accompany Dwayne Johnson The Rock and Emily Blunt under the direction of the Spanish Jaume Collet-Serra.
'Jungle Cruise', the adventure film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt, follows in the footsteps of 'Raya and the last dragon', 'Cruella' and 'Black Widow'. The film will be released simultaneously in theaters and on Disney +, through Premium Access at additional cost, on July 30. This has been revealed by The Rock himself on social networks, celebrating that the public can choose the way to see the film as best suits them. "On July 30, 'Jungle Cruise opens in movie theaters and also in living rooms around the world!" The actor wrote very excitedly on his Instagram account. It seems that Disney is resisting the traditional theatrical release or releasing the title days later as Universal does. For now, the first release that the House of the Mouse is preparing exclusively for theaters is the comedy 'Free Guy', starring Ryan Reynolds, whose premiere is scheduled for August 13.
Principal photography commenced on August 20, 2020 in California, United States and concluded on July, 30, 2021. Johnson and Blunt, Edgar Ramírez, Jack Whitehall, Jesse Plemons and Paul Giamatti complete the cast of 'Jungle Cruise'. The film is written by Michael Green, based on a story by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, inspired by the theme park attraction set in the Amazon of the same name. The official synopsis of the Disney film is as follows: "Jungle Cruise is an exciting and fun adventure that runs through the Amazon, starring the unpredictable Captain Frank Wolff and the intrepid investigator Dr. Lily Houghton.