Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Jungle Cruise’ movie sails ahead with Disney

After it was revealed in 2015 that Dwayne Johnson was attached to star in a movie adaptation of Disney’s Jungle Cruise attraction, the Fate of the Furious star confirmed his involvement over social media on Friday. Building out this huge property with @Disney is gonna be fun,” he   tweeted. The big one we've been working on. The cruise of a lifetime.. This will follow in the footsteps of Pirates of the Caribbean and Tomorrowland as a film based on a Disney theme park attraction. “Finding our director is gonna be fun,” Johnson added on Twitter. Dany Garcia of Johnson’s Seven   Bucks Entertainment banner will also produce, though no director has been named as of yet. Building out this huge property with @Disney is gonna be fun! @DanyGarciaCo @SevenBucksProd #JungleCruise https://t.co/cUhmIVvG6k
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) April 7, 2017

Finding our director is gonna be fun.👍🏾A visionary who can balance huge action with comic charm. See Johnson’s tweets below. #JungleCruise https://t.co/nwhVirEKXx
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) April 7, 2017

Show Full Article One of the busiest actors in Hollywood just found some spare time to shoot his next movie. According to The Hollywood Reporter,   which was first to announce the news, Johnson will both star in and produce Jungle Cruise, which is scheduled to begin   filming in spring of 2018 with a screenplay from This Is Us   executive producers   John Requa and Glenn Ficarra. The cruise of a lifetime.”
Johnson has swiftly moved from Baywatch to The Fate of the Furious   to   Jumanji to the wrestling movie Fighting With My Family, and he’ll soon start   filming   Rampage   with costars Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Naomie Harris, Jake Lacey, and Joe Manganiello. He also has   the action film Skyscraper, the DC movie Shazam!, Big Trouble In Little China, and   Doc Savage   lined up, on top of his continuing work for   HBO’s Ballers. “The big one we’ve been working on. No plot details on Jungle Cruise is known, but Disney has been trying to get this project going for several years;   Toy Story voice actors Tom Hanks and Tim Allen were once attached. “A visionary who can balance huge action with comic charm.