Dwayne Johnson, star of the upcoming film 'Jungle Cruise', revealed that his co-star Emily Blunt snubbed his pleas to cast her in the film. Johnson expressed his admiration for Blunt's talent and believed she would be perfect for the role. However, Blunt initially turned down the offer due to being hesitant about starring in another action-adventure film. Johnson persistently tried to convince her, and eventually, Blunt agreed to join the cast. The film, set to release in July 2021, follows the thrilling and adventurous journey of a group of explorers in the Amazon jungle.


Dwayne Johnson reveals how he tried to convince Emily Blunt to appear in their upcoming film Jungle Cruise. He sent her a video expressing his admiration and asking her to join the movie, but she initially ignored him. The Rock, as Johnson is also known, insists that Blunt was always his first choice for the role. Despite the initial ghosting, Blunt eventually accepted the offer. The film, based on Disney's theme park ride, also stars Édgar Ramírez, Jack Whitehall, Jesse Plemons, and Paul Giamatti. Jungle Cruise is set to be released on July 30.

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