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‘Behind the Attraction’: New Disney+ Series Will Explore the History and Evolution of Disney Theme Park Rides

Dwayne Johnson soon stars in Disney’s live-action theatrical riff on Jungle Cruise, based on one of the company’s classic theme park rides. But Johnson’s interest in Disney parks evidently extends beyond that single ride: a new report says he will executive produce a Disney+ show called Behind the Attraction which traces the history and evolution […]

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Jaume Collet-Serra Eyed to Direct DC’s ‘Black Adam’ Starring Dwayne Johnson

“Jungle Cruise” director Jaume Collet-Serra and Dwayne Johnson are reuniting for Johnson’s first foray into the comic-book world.Sources tell Variety that Collet-Serra is in negotiations to direct Johnson in the New Line film “Black Adam,” based on the DC Comics character.According to insiders, the film is a priority for the studio following the success of […]

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Jesse Plemons in Talks to Star in Charlie Kaufman’s ‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’ (Exclusive)

Jesse Plemons is in talks to co-star with Brie Larson in Charlie Kaufman’s “I’m Thinking of Ending Things” for Netflix, sources tell Variety.Plemons will play Jake, a man going on a road trip to meet his parents on their secluded farm with his girlfriend (Larson), who is thinking of terminating their relationship. When Jake makes […]

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Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Jungle Cruise’ Release Pushed Back 9 Months to Summer 2020

Disney has moved “Jungle Cruise,” the Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt starring vehicle, back nine months to July 24, 2020.Disney also unset an untitled Marvel movie that was previously set for one weekend after “Jungle Cruise’s” new date on July 31, 2020. “Jungle Cruise” was previously dated for October of 2019.Dwayne Johnson also tweeted the […]

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‘Jungle Cruise’: Disney Criticized for Casting Straight Comic Jack Whitehall as ‘Very Camp’ Gay Character

Disney is facing backlash online after a report from the The Sun revealed English comic Jack Whitehall’s role in the family film tentpole “Jungle Cruise” is that of a gay man who is “hugely effete, very camp, and very funny.” The supporting role would make it one of Disney’s most significant gay film characters in […]

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Dwayne Johnson Won’t Take You to Prom, but He Will Rent Out an Entire Theater So You Can See ‘Rampage’ — Watch

A high-school student asked Dwayne Johnson to prom, and you’ll never guess what happened next: He said no! It’s okay, though, because the only reason he politely declined was because he’ll be filming “Jungle Cruise” when the end-of-year dance takes place. In lieu of wearing a tux and getting one Katie Kelzenberg a corsage, The […]

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‘Jungle Cruise’ Adds ‘Breaking Bad’ Star Jesse Plemons as Another Villain

The Jungle Cruise cast continues to be grow, and it’s getting even stronger. Jesse Plemons is the latest addition to the Disney film, which also stars Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt. How many villains does Disney’s Jungle Cruise need? At least two, it seems, because Variety reports Breaking Bad, Game Night and Fright Night Lights […]

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Dwayne Johnson Offers Status Update on Shane Black’s ‘Doc Savage’

Dwayne Johnson is known for being one of the busiest guys in Hollywood. Last year, Johnson starred in three major studio releases — Universal’s Fate of the Furious, Paramount’s Baywatch, and Sony’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle — in addition to headlining the HBO series Ballers. Now, Johnson’s got Rampage arriving in theaters this week, […]

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