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New Jungle Cruise Trailer Gives Dwayne Johnson A Wild Amazonian Adventure

The movie is based on the river boat theme park attraction and releases in July.


The new trailer for Jungle Cruise is here. The movie stars Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt, and it hits theaters and Disney+ Premier Access on July 30.

Johnson plays a riverboat captain named Frank, who specializes in tourist cruises up the Amazon and is hired by an adventurer named Lily (Blunt) to embark on a dangerous mission. As Frank says, "everything you see wants to kill you," leading to encounters with tigers, murderous cults, weird creatures, and a torpedo-launching submarine captain.

The movie is based on the Disney theme park ride of the same name, which first opened in 1955. Disney has had mixed success with its series of movies based on its Disney parks attractions, with mega-hits like the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise alongside less successful movies like The Country Bears and Tomorrowland. Jungle Cruise looks like CG-laden mix of Indiana Jones and Pirates of the Caribbean--check the trailer below:

Jungle Cruise also stars Jack Whitehall (Good Omens), Édgar Ramírez (Bright), Jesse Plemons (Game Night), and Paul Giamatti (The Amazing Spider-Man 2). It's directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, who previously helmed the shark thriller The Shallows.

The movie was originally set for release in July 2020, but was pushed back an entire year. In May, it was announced that Jungle Cruise will hit Disney+ on the same day as theaters. It's a Premier Access title, which means Disney+ subscribers will have to pay to add it to their accounts. Previous releases such as Mulan and Raya and the Last Dragon have cost an extra $30.

For more, check out GameSpot's guide to the biggest upcoming movies of 2021.

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