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"Jungle Cruise" to get a sequel with Dwayne Johnson in the skipper's seat

Writer: Heidi Hsia

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3 Aug – Although it has only recently been released, it was revealed that Disney's "Jungle Cruise" will definitely have movie number two.

The news was revealed by lead actor Dwayne Johnson himself, albeit through a tweet thanking someone who praised the movie on Twitter on 1 August.

"Thank you, buddy!" Johnson tweeted. "Glad you guys loved [Jungle Cruise] and we have a sequel meeting next weekend."


Why is everybody even surprise that it's a hit?

It is noted that the movie has received mostly positive reviews from the critics who praised Johnson and co-star Emily Blunt for their chemistry and entertainment value.

It also had a high audience score on the movie review site, Rotten Tomatoes, which really excited Johnson as he revealed on Instagram, "Just blown away. Thank you!!! Highest Rotten Tomatoes audience score of my entire career, and that's a long ass time cause I'm a dinosaur. Jumanji 87%, Jumanji 2 87%, Hobbs 88%, Moana 89%, JUNGLE CRUISE 94%! People have spoken!"


Dwayne Johnson is elated by the 94 percent Audience Score on Rotten Tomatoes

The film has grossed over USD 61 million in the box office and made USD 30 million in Disney+ Premier Access global revenue in its opening weekend on 30 July.

"Jungle Cruise" stars Emily Blunt as Lily, who enlists Frank (Johnson) to ferry her and her brother (Jack Whitehall) up the river in search of a mythical tree with unparalleled healing properties. They then encounter several characters including a few cursed conquistadors and German prince Joachim with similar intention along the way.

Cinema Online, 03 August 2021

Related Movies:
Jungle Cruise (Undated) [Trailers]
Jumanji: The Next Level (13 Dec 2019)
Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle (21 Dec 2017)
Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw (01 Aug 2019)



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