• Jesse Plemons lands villain role opposite Dwayne Johnson in Disney's 'Jungle Cruise' (exclusive)
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    Jesse Plemons lands villain role opposite Dwayne Johnson in Disney's 'Jungle Cruise' (exclusive)

    Jesse Plemons is setting sail with Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt in Disney’s “The Jungle Cruise,” sources tell Variety. Plemons will play one of the film’s villains. As previously announced, Edgar Ramirez and Jack Whitehall are also on board. Jaume Collet-Serra is directing the movie based on the classic theme park attraction, which operates in […]

  • Emily Blunt to Star With Dwayne Johnson in Disney’s ‘Jungle Cruise’ (EXCLUSIVE)
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    Emily Blunt to Star With Dwayne Johnson in Disney’s ‘Jungle Cruise’ (EXCLUSIVE)

    Emily Blunt is set to star alongside Dwayne Johnson in Disney’s “Jungle Cruise,” sources tell Variety. Jaume Collet-Serra is on board to direct the film based on the Walt Disney World ride. Oscar nominee Michael Green (“Logan”) penned the most recent draft of the script. He rewrote a screenplay by J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay. […]

  • Jaume Collet-Serra To Direct Dwayne Johnson In ‘Jungle Cruise’: No ‘Suicide Squad 2’
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    Jaume Collet-Serra To Direct Dwayne Johnson In ‘Jungle Cruise’: No ‘Suicide Squad 2’

    EXCLUSIVE : Jaume Collet-Serra has been set by Disney to direct Dwayne Johnson in Jungle Cruise . This means that Collet-Serra will withdraw from Suicide Squad 2 , the Warner Bros sequel for which he was top choice. After directing a bunch of hit movies that included last summer’s sleeper The Shallows , Collet-Serra has been poised to take that step to star filmmaker, and numerous studios chased his next slot. He decided that the opportunity to originate a new Indiana…