Jaume Collet-Serra is having second ideas about being branded with the scarlet “S” of Suicide Squad 2. Deadline reviews that the Spanish director, who was Warner Bros.’ first selection for the sequel to its critically hated, fanboy-approved supervillain ensemble piece, has taken himself out of the operating for the gig. As a substitute, he’s signed on with Disney to direct Jungle Cruise, the studio’s try to duplicate the success of the Indiana Jones and Pirates Of The Caribbean franchises principally by combining the 2. Like Pirates, it’s based mostly on a theme-park experience, and like Indiana Jones, it stars a bankable main man, on this case Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, in a globe-trotting adventurer position.
Collet-Serra, who makes a speciality of churning out low-risk, high-reward B-movie fare like final summer time’s shark flick The Shallows, reportedly thought that Jungle Cruise gave him extra of a chance to depart his mark as a director, which tells you a large number concerning the inventive state of blockbuster filmmaking in the meanwhile. Collet-Serra can also be at present connected to direct Waco for Annapurna, however that’s positive, on condition that Johnson has roughly 17 initiatives on his plate at any given second.
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