Casting call for Walt Disney Pictures ‘Jungle Cruise’ riverboat tourists


The Walt Disney Pictures live-action adventure feature film “Jungle Cruise” is seeking men, women and children to portray featured tourists on a riverboat. Men and women should be age 18-80, and children should be age 8-15. All ethnicities are needed, since the scene will have an international mix of tourists.

“Jungle Cruise” stars Image Award winner Dwayne Johnson and Golden Globe Award winner Emily Blunt. Spanish filmmaker Jaume Collet-Serra will direct from a screenplay written by Academy Award nominee Michael Green. Dwayne Johnson who is also producing stated, “I envision this film a period piece in the vein of Humphrey Bogart’s The African Queen.” This project is currently using the working title of “Elixer”.

“Jungle Cruise” Casting Call

The following extras and featured extras are needed to work various dates in July and August, on the Walt Disney Pictures live-action feature film “Jungle Cruise” (working title “Elixer”). Shooting for these scenes will take place in Atlanta, GA in August, 2018. Pay rate is $120 each day, with overtime after 10 hours. The average film day is approx 10 to 14 hours. You MUST be willing to work as a local hire, transportation and accommodations are not provided (standard for all extras in the entertainment industry).

RIVERBOAT TOURISTS – Men, Women, and Children. To portray featured tourists on a riverboat. Men and women should be age 18-80, and children should be age 8-15. All ethnicities are needed, since the scene will have an international mix of tourists. You must not be afraid of heights and/or don’t get motion sickness easily. Men should wear a jacket size from 38-48, women should wear a dress size 0-14, and kids/teens need to be average sizes for their age. Women and girls should have hair that’s below the chin or longer and be willing to remove modern-day enhancements such as extensions and nails. Men can have facial hair, but you must be willing to let it be shaped and trimmed to fit the early 1900s period.

To be considered, submit several clear color photos showing the chest up and full length. Your face should be easily visible, and the full-length one should show your shape. Send smiling and non-smiling (with neutral, pleasant expressions) options. Even if you have professional headshots, you must also include these photos. List your first and last name, phone number(s), city and state where you’ll be coming from, email address, age, ethnicity, height and weight. Include the following sizes for men: jacket, collar, sleeve, waist, inseam and shoe; for women: dress size, bust/bra/cup, waist and shoe; and for kids: pants, shirt and shoe. Submit via email to the following:

[email protected]

Please put “TOURISTS” in the subject line of your email. If you’re submitting for a parent role and a child within the same family, send a separate email for each.

Put “NO FEAR” under your stats in the body of your email submission to verify that you’re not afraid of heights and do not get motion sickness easily.

Important: To be considered for acting or extra roles on “Jungle Cruise”, all talent must have legal eligibility and work permits to work on films in Atlanta, GA where filming is taking place. That information can be found in the Atlanta Actors Resource Guide eBook.

“Jungle Cruise” Submission Information for Speaking Roles

Click here for details on signing up to be submitted to casting directors for “Jungle Cruise” speaking roles. Email Alan Baltes at [email protected] for details.

Production Companies:

Walt Disney Pictures
500 S Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91521

Davis Entertainment
150 S. Barrington Place
Los Angeles, CA 90049

Executive Producers:

Douglas C. Merrifield


John Davis
John Fox
Dany Garcia
Hiram Garcia
Scott Sheldon


Glenn Ficarra
John Requa Writer


Jaume Collet-Serra

First Assistant Director:

David H. Venghaus Jr.

Director of Photography:

Flavio Martínez Labiano

Stunt Coordinator:

Allan Poppleton


Dwayne Johnson – Frank
Emily Blunt – Lily Houghton
Jack Whitehall – TBA


Based on Disneyland’s theme park ride where a small riverboat takes a group of travelers through a jungle filled with dangerous animals and reptiles.


About Author

In 2002, Alan became interested in working on committees at the Screen Actors Guild, and has served on the Background Actors Committee and the Native American Committee. On February 26, 2008, Alan Baltes became "A United Journey For Humanity's Creative Innovators Advocating A Global Difference Honoree". Alan Baltes founded his company, AB Media Publishing LLC in 2007, which publishes the "Actors Resource Guides" for actors among others. His company also publishes a network of casting calls and auditions information websites. Alan is also an IMDb Pro News Desk Partner. In 2014, Alan Baltes opened a PR Services division of his company, providing publicity services for entertainment industry professionals. Alan is also a film and television casting director, with credits ranging from extras to lead role actors. Alan Baltes is the proud parent of two amazing young daughters, and strives to educate young actors about the trials and tribulations of an entertainment industry career. You can follow Alan Baltes at his Verified Facebook Profile ( and his Verified Twitter Page (

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