Disney pushing new movie based on 'Jungle Cruise'
Written by Robert Niles
The Hollywood Reporter notes that Disney's stepping up its effort to get a Jungle Cruise movie into theaters.Tweet
Disney, of course, created one of the most profitable franchises in movie history with its Pirates of the Caribbean films. But it bombed with flicks based on Haunted Mansion and Country Bear Jamboree. For Jungle Cruise, the HR reports that Disney's enlisted the executive producers of the TV show "Smallville" to write the script. (For PotC, Disney brought aboard the writers of "Shrek.")
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