This summer, join Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt on the adventure of a lifetime. Watch the new trailer for Disney’s Jungle Cruise.
Inspired by the famous Disneyland theme park ride, Disney’s Jungle Cruise is an adventure-filled, rollicking thrill-ride down the Amazon with wisecracking skipper Frank Wolff and intrepid researcher Dr. Lily Houghton. Lily travels from London, England to the Amazon jungle and enlists Frank’s questionable services to guide her downriver on La Quila — his ramshackle-but-charming boat. Lily is determined to uncover an ancient tree with unparalleled healing abilities — possessing the power to change the future of medicine.
Thrust on this epic quest together, the unlikely duo encounters innumerable dangers and supernatural forces, all lurking in the deceptive beauty of the lush rainforest. But as the secrets of the lost tree unfold, the stakes reach even higher for Lily and Frank and their fate — and mankind’s — hangs in the balance.
Emily Blunt is one of those actresses who can handle pretty much anything you give her to do, and she is wonderful in this trailer as Dr. Lily Houghton. Despite the restive, refined name, Dr. Houghton is quite the action hero in her own right – and she has to be, to keep up with Dwayne Johnson’s Frank Wolff.
This is the eighth motion picture based on Disneyland park rides. Six of them were based on the Pirates of the Carribean ride, and one on The Haunted Mansion, but of all of them, Jungle Cruise looks like it’s going to wildly exceed expectations and is likely to be the hit action movie of the summer.
Jaume Collet-Serra directs the film, which stars Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Edgar Ramírez and Jack Whitehall, with 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 serving as executive producers. The story is by John Norville & Josh Goldstein and Glenn Ficarra & John Requa, and the screenplay is by Michael Green and Glenn Ficarra & John Requa.
Disney’s “Jungle Cruise” releases in U.S. theaters and on Disney+ with Premier Access on July 30, 2021.
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