Jack Whitehall set to star in Disney's upcoming film, Jungle Cruise, alongside Emily Blunt, Dwayne Johnson

PTI

Mar 28, 2018 15:05:14 IST

Los Angeles: Comedian-actor Jack Whitehall is on board Jungle Cruise.

The 29-year-old actor will play Emily Blunt's brother in the upcoming movie adaptation of the popular Disneyland ride, which also stars Dwayne Johnson, Variety reported.

(From L-R) Jack Whitehall, Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson. Agencies

(From L-R) Jack Whitehall, Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson. Agencies

Whitehall also took to Twitter to confirm the news.

"So excited to be joining Jungle Cruise with the incredible Emily Blunt and one of my heroes @TheRock going to be a blast. #Disney #JungleCruise (sic)," he wrote.

According to ScreenRant, Blunt plays a scientist in the movie who teams up with a riverboat captain, played by Johnson, on the hunt for a magical cure.

Jaume Collet-Serra is directing the film.

Updated Date: Mar 28, 2018 15:05:14 IST