Get Aboard The Jungle Cruise Movie! Finally, it is time to watch it. And, lucky for us, we get to set sail with the crew that makes this film epic. In a beautiful setting that resembled the Amazon, the stars of the film sat down to share some details about filming this new Disney movie. From the start it was all jokes and poking fun at each other. Let’s jump right to it. here is the Disney Jungle Cruise Movie Talent Interview!
How Was It Aboard The Jungle Cruise Movie
If you have ridden the Disney Jungle Cruise, you know that it is a slow, calm and joke-filled ride. But, not the movie! Well, it is still dad joke filled. It adds on tons of action and a different type of cruise that works really well. In other words, Disney’s Jungle Cruise is Adventurous Fun Not to Miss!
So, what was it like on set? We sat down with the movie cast to talk about it. Here is who we interviewed:
- Dwayne Johnson (“Frank Wolff”)
- Emily Blunt (“Lily Houghton”)
- Jack Whitehall (“MacGregor Houghton”)
- Edgar Ramirez (“Aguirre”)
And here what they shared in a nutshell:
Dwayne Johnson Was Ready To Set Sail
After reading the script, Johnson was totally on board with Jungle Cruise. He said: “Well, the script was in a really good
place, and I immediately just saw the potential of the opportunity. And, that opportunity was to take a beloved and iconic Disney ride, since 1955 when the park opened. This was, Walt Disney’s baby. There were a lot of elements that I felt comfortable with saying
yes, I will come on board, I’ll partner with you guys, and we will develop this thing”.
Emily Blunt & Dwayne Johnson Friendship off To A Shaky Start
Yes, no doubt the entire cast works well together. Specially, Blunt and Johnson have incredible on screen chemistry. During our interview, we witnessed it was not only on screen. They seem to be good friends. But, before all that, Emily Blunt shared that Dwayne Johnson came on too strong to try to persuade her to be on the movie. It turns out that he gave director Jaume Collet-Serra a video to play for Blunt when he hand delivered the script. Blunt claims the video was over 25 minutes! The entire crew joked about it although, Edgar Ramirez was asking hard to watch it. Emily explained that for the British, it was a bit much, and she needed some space to come down from it. That said, she loved the video. And, Johnson looks at the bottom line: here they are giving interviews on the movie.
Jake Whitehall is All One Liner
The crew was taking shots at Jake for have A line in Disney’s Frozen. To which the actor joke: “The fact that there’s even a single line
is an improvement on the Frozen debacle, and I’m so excited to actually be a speaking part in a Disney film”.
He added that they had the opportunity to add lots of improv. He credits his co-stars fro creating the environment conducive to do so.
Edgar Ramirez is Afraid of Snakes
You would never know after watching the movie. Luckily for him, the snakes are courtesy of CGI. He told us that: “We encountered some [snakes]when we were shooting in Atlanta because we shot in real locations and we dressed them to look like the Amazon. It’s incredible. I come from an Amazonian country, and I saw the movie for the first time two days ago at the premiere. I loved it.”
His mother is also afraid of snakes and she did not see much of her son’s acting because she was covering her eyes every time there was a snake on screen!
ABOUT DISNEY’S JUNGLE CRUISE MOVIE
Inspired by the famous Disneyland theme park ride, Disney’s “Jungle Cruise” is an adventure-filled, rollicking thrill-ride down the Amazon with wisecracking skipper Frank Wolff and intrepid researcher Dr. Lily Houghton. She travels from London, England to the Amazon jungle and enlists Frank’s questionable services to guide her downriver on La Quila—his ramshackle-but-charming boat. Lily is determined to uncover an ancient tree with unparalleled healing abilities—possessing the power to change the future of medicine. Thrust on this epic quest together, the unlikely duo encounters innumerable dangers and supernatural forces, all lurking in the deceptive beauty of the lush rainforest. But as the secrets of the lost tree unfold, the stakes reach even higher for Lily and Frank and their fate—and mankind’s—hangs in the balance.
Disney’s “Jungle Cruise” releases in U.S. theaters and on Disney+ with Premier Access on July 30, 2021.