Trivia for Jungle Cruise
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- During an interview, Dwayne Johnson proposed an idea to have Patty Jenkins direct this film. The idea came to him after seeing a private pre-screening of Wonder Woman (2017) at the Warner Bros. Studio lot as Johnson was impressed with her work on the film. Jenkins ultimately was not offered the position.
- In 2011, Tom Hanks and Tim Allen were in talks to star in a different iteration of the project.
- The movie is said to be in the vein of The African Queen (1951), and Dwayne Johnson's character is inspired by Indiana Jones.
- This would be the second collaboration to star Dwayne Johnson and Paul Giamatti since San Andreas (2015).
- Emily Blunt's fourth Disney film after The Muppets (2011), Into the Woods (2014) and Mary Poppins Returns (2018).
- Dwayne Johnson's fourth Disney film after The Game Plan (2007), Race to Witch Mountain (2009), and Moana (2016).
- Disney replaced a Marvel movie with this movie.
- There are several elements from the park attraction featured in the trailer. The most notable is the "back side of water" gag that most of the cast members use during the attraction.