Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt Sail Down the Amazon in ‘Jungle Cruise’ Trailer (Video)

“Of all the jungle cruises you could take in the Amazon, this one is undoubtedly the cheapest. But also the most thrilling,” Johnson says

Last Updated: October 13, 2019 @ 5:56 PM

The debut trailer for the upcoming Disney adventure flick “Jungle Cruise,” starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt, arrived on Friday morning and shows Johnson at his action-star best.

Playing a wily boat captain ushering a brother and sister (Jack Whitehall and Blunt) down the Amazon River as they look for a tree with extraordinary healing powers, Johnson navigates treacherous waters, athletically swings from tree branches, takes an inadvertent punch from Blunt in stride, and squares up to fight a shady villain.

“Of all the jungle cruises you could take in the Amazon, this one is undoubtedly the cheapest. But also the most thrilling,” Johnson says.

Jaume Collet-Serra (“The Shallows”) is directing the film based on the Disney World ride, which takes guests on a tour of the rivers, filled with animals and reptiles of the world.

John Davis and John Fox are producing for Davis Entertainment, while Beau Flynn is producing via his FlynnPictureCo. Banner. Johnson, Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia are producing through their Seven Bucks Productions banner, while Scott Sheldon is co-producing.

“Jungle Cruise” is set to open in theaters on July 24, 2020.

Keep
Reading...

Looks like you’re enjoying reading
Keep reading by creating
a free account or logging in.