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That's a wrap on Disney's 'Jungle Cruise' movie!

Although audiences still have more than a year to wait before the final film hits the big screen, Walt Disney Pictures‘ “Jungle Cruise” movie has officially wrapped production. To mark the occasion, stars Emily Blunt and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson have just posted a new video to social media. Check it out in the player above!

The “Jungle Cruise” movie offers a big screen adaptation of the popular Disney theme park ride. The attraction first opened in Disneyland’s Adventureland in 1955, inspired in part by John Huston’s Academy Award winning 1951 feature film, “The African Queen”. That film stars Humphrey Bogart as an experienced boat captain who agrees to transport a pair of missionary siblings (played by Katharine Hepburn and Robert Morley) through German East Africa in 1914. Although an official synopsis for “Jungle Cruise” has not yet been released, it is believed that Johnson and Blunt will play respective roles similar to Bogart and Bacall.

The Jungle Cruise movie is on the way and it stars Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt.

In addition to Blunt and Johnson, “Jungle Cruise” is set to star Jack Whitehall (who also appears in Disney’s upcoming “The Nutcracker and the Legend of the Four Realms”), Edgar Ramirez (“Gold,” “Deliver Us From Evil”), Jesse Plemons (“Breaking Bad,” “Tag”) and Paul Giamatti (“Sideways,” “American Splendor”). It is being directed by Jaume Collet-Serra (“The Shallows,” “Non-Stop”) from a screenplay by Michael Green, Glenn Ficarra and John Requa.

“Jungle Cruise” hits theaters October 11, 2019. Are you looking forward to it? Let us know your thoughts on Twitter @TheMoviebill.


Silas Lesnick is the Senior Editor of Moviebill. He has been covering entertainment news out of Los Angeles for more than a decade. You can reach him via e-mail or on Twitter.

 

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