Jungle Cruise It is the last great premiere of Disney and the spectators can already see it since yesterday in some countries, and from today through the streaming service Disney+ with a Premier Access. The movie starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Y Emily Blunt It contains several curiosities that you should know if you have already seen it. We invite you to review the list with 5 of them!
+5 Jungle Cruise Fun Facts
1. IS INSPIRED BY A DISNEYLAND ATTRACTION
As you read, the feature film is inspired by the Jungle Cruise attraction, inaugurated in the park of Anaheim, California in 1955. So much was the success that it was later replicated at Walt Disney World, Tokyo Disneyland and Hong Kong Disneyland. In the game, the captains of a ship lead an expedition of irreverent humor, which transports passengers along four rivers: the Nile of Africa, the Amazon of South America, the Irrawaddy of Southeast Asia and the Ganges of the India.
2. THE FILMING WAS IN HAWAII
According to the statement, the production went through a tough selection process to recreate Porto Velho, the town in the Amazon rainforest that inspires part of the film. The chosen location was Hawaii, where the team settled in the town of Kawai, the greenest island in the area.
3. A BOAT IS ALSO A CHARACTER IN HISTORY
La Quilla, Captain Wolff’s boat that plunges into the heart of the Amazon, is one of the important figures in the film. The production equipped the boat with many add-ons, making it look like “a rickety steamboat but with personality, as The Rock claimed.
4. PRESENT MULTICULTURALITY
A no less important aspect is that both in front of and behind the camera the perception of a multicultural imprint is remarkable. Jean-Vincent Puzos (Production Designer) is French, Paco Delgado (Costumes) is Spanish, as is Flavio Labiano (Photography). In addition, the actor Edgar Ramiez is Venezuelan, Jack Whitehall is British, Verónica Falcón is Mexican and Dani Rovira and Quim Gutiérrez are originally from Spain.
5. A JOURNEY TO THE PAST AND TO BOTH SIDES OF THE ATLANTIC
The film takes place at the beginning of the 20th century and takes place on both sides of the Atlantic -in Europe and in Brazil-, which gives rise to an impressive and captivating visual display that is materialized in the design of the sets, costumes, makeup and hairstyle, and more.
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