Disney’s Hit Movie ‘Jungle Cruise’ Is Officially Getting A Sequel

The movie stars Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt and they are both going to return to their lead roles.


The Entrance To The Jungle Cruise Ride At Disney
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Disney’s latest hit movie Jungle Cruise is getting a sequel. Disney is always a family go-to when it comes to quality entertainment. It is a place parents can trust to provide their child with some fun and moral lessons along the way. Lessons about being who you are and about believing in magic. From streaming services to movies and theme parks, Disney is always a place to remind everyone to be a kid again. They are always releasing new movies, and some of them just hit right away, and families already start demanding more.

According to Variety and The Hollywood Reporter, Jungle Cruise already has a sequel in the works. Jungle Cruise has quickly become a hit and it has already brought in more than $100 million at the box office. The movie was also released on Disney+ with an additional fee so that families could watch it from the comfort and safety of their own homes.

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The movie stars Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt and they are both going to return to their lead roles. The movie instantly got rave reviews, getting an A- on Cinemascore and a 92% score on Rotten Tomatoes.

This movie has some historical significance to it, and we are all glad the story is continuing. The movie took 15 years to come to the screen and it is based on the popular ride of the same name at the park. The ride was one of the original rides in the park when it opened all the way back in 1955. Among movies that have been released during the pandemic, this is one of a few that has grossed the top amount, and families cannot wait to watch more.

A lot of Disney movies get sequels, prequels, and spin-offs, but this announcement seemingly comes quickly after the release of the first film. This could be due to the excitement and immediate love for the new film, or, perhaps Disney knew that it would be popular and had already been working on a sequel before they even released the first one. Regardless of the reasoning, this is one movie that is perfect for families, because there are elements in the film that are great for children and for their adults. Not many films can bring the whole family together where every single member enjoys the film, but this one does, and it seems to be here to stay.

Sources: Variety, The Hollywood Reporter


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