Deadline confirmed, Disney has cast Jesse Plemons in The Jungle Cruise.
Starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt, Plemons is expected to play one of the villains.
Michael Green (Logan) will write the script while Jaume Collet-Serra is attached to direct. The film is based from the classic theme park attraction from Disney.
They’re setting it up as the next “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise.
FlynnPictureCo., Seven Bucks Productions and Davis Entertainment are producing.