Disney Planning a “Jungle Cruise” Sequel with Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt

According to US media, after a resounding success at the box office and Disney +, the film ” Jungle Cruise ” prepares a second part with  Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt.

Advertisements

A month after its premiere, Disney is already planning a sequel to “Jungle Cruise” with Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt as protagonists and the Spanish Jaume Collet-Serra as director. The Hollywood Reporter

The Magazine said on Monday that Disney wants to continue as soon as possible this family and adventure film that has been one of the great successes of the season. Not counting the figures for its digital premiere on the Disney + platform, ” Jungle Cruise ” has grossed $ 187 million in theaters worldwide. These revenues place ” Jungle Cruise

“among the most popular films of a cinematographic summer still very marked by the pandemic and in which other titles such as” F9 “,” Black Widow “or” Free Guy “also appear.

Resounding success at Disney +

As for Disney +, the giant Mickey Mouse said that ” Jungle Cruise ” added 30 million dollars in its first weekend with premium access (subscribers of this platform had to pay an additional 30 dollars to see this film).

By comparison, “Black Widow” made $ 60 million in its first three days on Disney +.

The sequel to ” Jungle Cruise ” would be the third joint project between Dwayne Johnson and Jaume Collet-Serra, as the two have also collaborated on the DC superhero movie “Black Adam,” which is scheduled to release in July 2022.

Collet-Serra recruited a remarkable number of Hispanic actors for “Jungle Cruise” since, escorting Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt, Edgar Ramírez, Quim Gutiérrez, Verónica Falcón, and Dani Rovira appeared in this film.