JUNGLE CRUISES: This movie is based on Disney’s theme park tour of the same name and starred by superstars Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt. The film was originally scheduled to premiere in July 2020, but the jungle cruise was postponed to 2021, and the film was first announced in April. It joins other Disney-produced movies that have been delayed or postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, when the jungle cruise was initially postponed, Disney’s live-action Mulan (Mulan) opened in July and was later transferred to Disney+ instead of theaters.
The variety show interviewed seven Bucks production company presidents, Johnson’s close friend Hiram Garcia, who provided insights on the delays of jungle cruises. Seven Bucks Productions is one of the project leaders, and Garcia emphasized that the film is “one of his oldest babies.” In addition, he said that the delay in the film was originally due to the desire to protect the audience.
Garcia also emphasized that he thinks this is a “real big adventure family movie”, and when moviegoers are finally allowed to return to the theater, this type of movie will reflect the spirit of celebration. As a result, he said that he and Disney fully agreed to separate the jungle cruise from the pandemic and postpone it until 2021.
Despite his passion for jungle cruises, Garcia did not say whether the new release date in July 2021 will be held. He acknowledged that the epidemic has created a constantly changing environment and emphasized that no one really knows what will happen. Although he said that the COVID-19 epidemic has reached its peak, but his “finger crossed”, he cautioned that it is impossible to really know this.
Although Jungle Cruise fans may be disgusted by Garcia’s noncommittal answer, he is right, it is right. After all, although countless movies and TV shows have resumed shooting, the pandemic continues, making the release of Jungle Parade uncertain. Although the jungle cruise is currently suspended, Garcia seems convinced that this movie is worth the wait. With A-class stars such as Johnson & Johnson and Blunt, even if they made their debut 202 years ago, jungle cruises will surely be popular.