The director was previously attached to direct Warner Bros' Suicide Squad 2.
After a string of successes in the thriller and horror genres, Collet-Serra has been an in-demand director for larger studio fare. According to the report, Collet-Serra decided it was a better opportunity to originate his own franchise, much like Gore Verbinski did with Pirates of the Caribbean. Production on Jungle Cruise is expected to begin next spring.
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Jungle Cruise, one of Disneyland's original rides, takes park-goers into the depths of Africa and South America, floating down a river and encountering wild animals and headhunters along the way - without ever leaving the California theme park.
Jungle Cruise's most recent draft was penned by J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay, the duo behind the upcoming fouth installment in the rebooted Star Trek series. He'll reportedly withdraw from the running for the Suicide Squad sequel.
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David Ayer has been confirmed as not returning to direct Suicide Squad 2, and Warner Bros. initially approached Mel Gibson for the gig before moving on to Collet-Serra. Non-Stop grossed $222 million worldwide for Universal.
His next feature is the Liam Neeson mystery, The Commuter, for Lionsgate, and he is attached to direct the true story of the 51-day standoff between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and a cult in Waco, Texas for Annapurna. A 51-day standoff ended with 76 people dead as the cult's compound was engulfed by a raging fire. That film that reunited Peyton with Johnson after the hit San Andreas. That film will be released July 13, 2018.
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Collet-Serra is repped by CAA, Management 360 and Hansen Jacobson.