Disney is able to go down the river yet another time.
With Jungle Cruise crossing the $100 million on the home field workplace this previous weekend, the studio is pulling the set off on a sequel.
Stars Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt are set to return as wisecracking skipper Frank Wolff and intrepid researcher Dr. Lily Houghton, respectively, for the model new journey with Michael Inexperienced, who co-wrote the hit, again on the keyboard.
Anticipated to additionally come again are director Jaume Collet-Serra and the movie’s producing workforce of John Davis, John Fox, Beau Flynn, Johnson, Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia. Scott Sheldon returns as govt producer.
Like a riverboat steadfastly making its approach up the Amazon River, Cruise has chugged its solution to hit standing. It opened July 30 to greater than $35 million on the home field workplace and greater than $30 million in Disney+ Premier Entry in its first three days, in line with the studio. And even with the challenges created by rising and new waves of the coronavirus pandemic, the film has remained a high field workplace draw, and its fifth weekend of launch noticed a drop domestically of solely 21 %. The home tally now stands at $100.1 million. Worldwide, the field workplace cume is $187 million.
Audiences have given the film an A- Cinemascore, and it has garnered a 92 % rating on assessment aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes.
The film, which was in growth for greater than 15 years earlier than lastly making its solution to the display screen, relies on the favored Disneyland attraction, the place it was one of many authentic rides when the theme park opened in 1955.
Inexperienced subsequent has Fox/Disney’s all-star adaptation of Agatha Christie thriller, Dying on the Nile, which is because of open in 2022. He’s repped by WME, 3 Arts Leisure and Felker Toczek
Collet-Serra is coming off of principal images of Black Adam, the DC and New Line film that stars Johnson. He’s repped by LBI Administration and Greenberg Glusker.