Friday, July 30, 2021 (Nationwide)
Plot: What's the story about?
Set in the early 20th century and takes place in the Amazon jungle. Dwayne Johnson will play a boat captain who takes his sister (Emily Blunt) and her brother (Jack Whitehall) on a mission to find a tree believed to possess healing powers.
Poll: Will you see Jungle Cruise?
Who stars in Jungle Cruise: Cast List
Dwayne Johnson ... Riverboat captain Frank Wolff
"Black Adam" , "Hercules"
Emily Blunt ... Lily Houghton
"A Quiet Place Part II" , "Wild Mountain Thyme"
"Clifford the Big Red Dog" , "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms"
Jesse Plemons ... [Villain]
"Judas And The Black Messiah" , "Antlers"
"Yes Day" , "Zero Dark Thirty"
"Gunpowder Milkshake" , "Ratchet & Clank"
Who's making Jungle Cruise: Crew List
A look at the Jungle Cruise behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Jaume Collet-Serra last directed The Commuter and The Shallows. The film's writer John Requa last wrote Smallfoot and Focus.
Watch: Jungle Cruise Trailers & Videos
Production: What we know about Jungle Cruise?
- Jack Whitehall will play Emily Blunt’s brother in the film — a key role in the storyline (Hollywood Reporter, 4/2/18).
- The Hollywood Reporter (1-31-18) said the film is inspired by “The African Queen" starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn and hope to see the similar kind of chemistry with Dwayne Johnson/Emily Blunt pairing.
- Based on the popular Walt Disney World theme park ride.
- March 2020: The film was in Completed status.
- October 2018: The film was in Post-Production status.
- May 2018: The film was in Production status.
- April 2017: The film was in Pre-Production status.
- August 2015: The film was in Development status.
- January 2010: The film was in Development status.
Starts production late May 2018 and will shoot through the summer.
Looking at a spring 2018 start of production.
Dwayne Johnson has joined the cast.