Will Dwayne Johnson and ‘Jungle Cruise’ Give the Box Office a Much-Needed Jolt?

Will Dwayne Johnson and ‘Jungle Cruise’ Give the Box Office a Much-Needed Jolt?
After releasing multiple blockbusters per year for much of the 2010s, Dwayne Johnson hasn’t been seen in theaters for over 18 months. But that dry spell comes to an end this weekend with his Disney adventure film “Jungle Cruise,” his first film since “Jumanji: The Next Level” in December 2019.

So can The Rock give the box office a list coming off of a weak weekend? The current projections from trackers say not so much. “Jungle Cruise” is currently projected to earn a $25 million opening this weekend, on par with the $26.5 million four-day start for “Cruella” on Memorial Day weekend.

And like “Cruella,” this blockbuster with a reported $200 million budget will be released simultaneously on Disney+ for $30. Disney did not release data on paid streaming sales for “Cruella” but did note earlier this month that “Black Widow” earned $60 million from Disney+ on its opening weekend. “Jungle Cruise” isn’t expected to
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