Jungle Cruise stars Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt are coming back for the sequel. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Michael Green, who co-wrote Jungle Cruise, will be penning down the sequel too.
Jungle Cruise was released in the US on 30 July, clocking over $35 million at the US domestic box office and over $30 million via Disney Plus Premier Access in its first three days. So far, the movie has earned $100.1 million in the US and the global box office earnings are $187 million. Jungle Cruise has been in development for more than 15 years and it was finally released earlier this year. The movie is based on the popular Disneyland ride, which was one of the original attractions when the theme park opened back in 1955. Blunt and Johnson had previously revealed that the movie draws inspiration from Romancing the Stone and Pirates of the Caribbean.
Johnson will play the character of Frank Wolff and Blunt will come back as Dr. Lily Houghton in Jungle Cruise 2. Scott Sheldon will also return as executive producer for the movie. Along with these, director Jaume Collet-Serra and producers Dany Garcia, Hiram Garcia, John Fox, John Davis, and Beau Flynn are expected to return. Details regarding the plot, release date, and additional cast of Jungle Cruise 2 haven’t been revealed yet.
Jungle Cruise hasn’t been released in India yet. As reported by Gadgets360, Jungle Cruise will release on 12 November on Disney Plus Hotstar.
The VFX of the movie were made by Industrial Light & Magic (VFX Supervisors: John Knoll, Chad Wiebe, and Jose Burgos), DNEG (VFX Supervisor: Chris Downs), Weta Digital (VFX Supervisor: Luke Millar), EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani, Rising Sun Pictures, Rodeo FX, UPP.