Disney’s upcoming movie Jungle Cruise has been officially posted back to 2020. Original 62 years old Jungle Cruise is a riverboat ride which is one the Disney’s attractions but who knew it will be adapted into an adventurous movie on the big screen starring wrestler turned Hollywood actor Johnson.
It was in talks for many years until 2011 when the movie finally got confirmed by the makers. It is an adventure film Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra from a script by John Requa and Glenn Ficarra, a well-known writer team of Hollywood.
Jungle Cruise is a live-action adaptation of an iconic Disney Theme Park ride with the same name. This ride takes the guests on a riverboat around the world of jungles including river Nile and Amazon.
The movie revolves around an adventure in search of a magical tree in the Jungle which is believed to have healing powers. Frank, a riverboat captain, go on an adventure with a scientist and his brother to find that magical tree fighting with the troubles coming across the way to jungle.
In 2015, Dwayne Johnson, popular as his ring name The Rock was locked as the main lead in the movie. The movie stars Johnson as the captain of the riverboat. Later Emily Blunt was signed opposite to Johnson as a co-star in the movie.
Recently the movie release has been delayed by 9 months. It was originally scheduled to hit the floor on October 19th, 2018. But recently John has declared that the movie has been postponed being released on July 24, 2018, by Walt Disney Pictures.
The news was announced by Johnson on his official Twitter account. He tweeted the new release date of the movie while promising it to be an ‘adventure of a lifetime’.
The movie started rolling in 2018. As per the recent updates, shooting of the movie has finally got wrapped up. Recently Johnson announced on Instagram that the beautiful journey of making Jungle Crusie has come to an end and he is happy to be a part of the film.
Release Date: The release of Jungle Cruise is postponed because of various upcoming projects by the makers as well as actors. Johnson’s ‘Fighting with My Family’ and ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ is to be released next year. Blunt is starring in an upcoming Disney movie named ‘Mary Poppins Returns’. Disney is also held up with few movies to be released back to back next year.
The audience is pretty excited to see the big screen version of one of the most epic Disney world rides. But seems like we have to wait for more than a year for the movie. Let us wait and see what will happen to this quest for the magical tree amidst of dangerous wild animals and fascinating Jungles.