According to an exclusive in Variety this morning, Spanish actor Quim Gutiérrez has been cast in Disney’s live-action Jungle Cruise film.

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What’s happening:

  • This morning, Variety posted an exclusive with the news that Quim Gutiérrez will be joining the cast of Jungle Cruise.
  • Gutiérrez will play one of the film’s villains.
  • Gutiérrez was born in Spain and made his acting debut on a Spanish television series in 1994. He’s best known for his roles in the foreign language films, Dark Blue Almost Black, and Spy Time.
  • Jungle Cruise will be Gutiérrez’s second English language film. His first, Chasing Satellites debuts later this year.
  • The live-action movie is inspired by the popular Disneyland and Magic Kingdom attraction of the same name and will be directed by Jaume Collet Serra.

Jungle Cruise cast:

Casting announcements and updates began in the Summer of 2017. So far the actors signed on for this film include:

More Disney live-action films:

  • Disney’s Christopher Robin, starring Ewan McGregor, will premiere in theaters on August 3rd. This time the friends from the Hundred Acre Wood come looking for the adult Robin. Even more exciting, Disney Legend Richard Sherman is writing three new songs for the film.
  • Emily Blunt will make her debut as Mary Poppins starring alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda in Mary Poppins ReturnsThe movie will arrive in theaters this Christmas.
  • Tim Burton’s Dumbo will make it’s way into theaters next March. Disney recently released a teaser trailer and poster for the film. 
  • Casting continues for the live-action adaptation of Mulan starring Liu Yifei, also known as Crystal Liu. Mulan will be directed Niki Caro.
  • Production has begun at Pinewood Studios in the United Kingdom on Maleficent II. Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning return as the titular character and Princess Aurora respectively.
 
 

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