The Jungle Cruise movie is an American adventure project from Walt Disney Pictures. It is a film by Jaume Collet-Serra. The film stars Paul Giamatti, Jesse Plemons, Jack Whitehall. As well as Edgar Ramirez, Emily Blunt, Dwayne Johnson. In 2004, there was a first mention of a project by Mandeville Films. The theme park served as the inspiration for the filming. During 2011, speculation started that Tim Allen and Tom Hanks would star in that film. In the meantime, however, changes followed.

During 2015 Walt Disney Pictures makes a statement to the media. In other words, they are starting a redesign of the film adaptation towards Jungle Cruises. The original screenplay was signed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa. Even though Johnson’s wish was for Patty Jenkins to be the lead director, it didn’t happen. In 2017 it was after all Jaume Collet-Serra.

Furthermore a year later Emily Blunt joins the cast. As well as Jack Whitehall, two months later. In addition, Jack is one more actor in Disney movies portraying a homosexual character. Quim Gutiérrez is one of the villains, and Paul Giamatti is the port commander.

Jungle Cruise story

Inspired by Disneyland’s theme park, a group of travelers walks through a jungle full of scary reptiles. As well as other animals and the supernatural element. Dr. Lily Houghton and her brother seek help from Frank Wolff. Furthermore Frank as a brave skipper will surely know how to find a safe path through Amazon. The three of them are looking for an ancient healing tree. In other words, a discovery that will change medicine.

The action takes place in the 20th century. All the while searching for the tree of life, the trio must fight a German expedition. As well as dangerous wild animals. As much as some may not be thrilled, the fact is you should watch the whole movie as an adventure. While this isn’t Indiana Jones, you can’t say it hasn’t come a little closer.

The Jungle Cruise movie Fun Facts

First of all Dwayne Johnson’s character is inspired by Indiana Jones. Although, it was not hard to guess. There are a few elements from Disneyland’s theme park in the film. The most noticeable is the backside of the water. This film is another collaboration between Paul Giamatti and Dwayne Johnson. However, this is not his only movie about the jungle. In addition, there are Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Jumanji: The Next Level. As well as Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, The Rundown.