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Disney's Jungle Cruise Will Have Edgar Ramirez Fighting The Rock

Disney's Jungle Cruise Will Have Edgar Ramirez Fighting The Rock

With Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt and Jack Whitehall already set to star in Disney's Jungle Cruise, the production has now added one of its main villains. Edgar Ramirez has signed on to play a bad guy with a "conquistador background." While it remains to be seen how that heritage will play into the story, the plot is said to take place in the early 20th Century in the Amazon jungle.

The story follows Dwayne Johnson, a boat captain who is hired to take a sister (Emily Blunt) and brother (Jack Whitehall) on an expedition with supernatural elements thrown in. The story also features a competing German expedition, with both parties battling wild animals along the way. Filming is slated to begin sometime in May, with shooting expected to last throughout the summer months.

Disney hasn't set a release date for Jungle Cruise at this time, but with filming starting this summer,

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