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Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt talk up Jungle Cruise as they lead slew of stars at Disney’s D23 Expo

Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt made quite an entrance when they appeared at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, CA, on Saturday to talk up their Jungle Cruise movie.

Dwayne sailed into the large presentation hall riding a wheeled river boat, while Emily drove in on a Model T-style car, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

A flurry of quips followed with The Rock, 47, declaring the movie has ‘romance, big comedy, big action, and most importantly, me,’ as he introduced a teaser.

Ready for it: Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt were at the Go Behind The Scenes With Walt Disney Studios section of D23 Expo in Anaheim, CA, Saturday for Jungle Cruise, due out July

Ready for it: Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt were at the Go Behind The Scenes With Walt Disney Studios section of D23 Expo in Anaheim, CA, Saturday for Jungle Cruise, due out July 

Emily, 36, then introduced another reel to the 7,000-strong audience, saying: ‘Forget what you saw, we’re going to take a real look at Jungle Cruise.’

It was the first glimpse of their upcoming adventure movie, based on the ride in Disney’s theme parks.

Dwayne was casually dressed for the Go Behind The Scenes With Walt Disney Studios section of the Expo.

He wore a striped, round neck jersey in shades of olive green pink and white that made his barrel chest look even bigger. He teamed it with khaki pants.

Pecs appeal: The Rock, 47, wore a striped, round neck jersey in shades of olive green, pink and cream that showed off his barrel chest.  He teamed it with khaki pants.

Pecs appeal: The Rock, 47, wore a striped, round neck jersey in shades of olive green, pink and cream that showed off his barrel chest.  He teamed it with khaki pants.

Brit hit:  Emily, 36, who hails from the UK, was a delight in a white lace dress with a v-neck that made the most of her slender figure

Brit hit:  Emily, 36, who hails from the UK, was a delight in a white lace dress with a v-neck that made the most of her slender figure

With the cast: From left, Don Lee, Dwayne, Salma Hayek, Emily and Lia McHugh at the event

With the cast: From left, Don Lee, Dwayne, Salma Hayek, Emily and Lia McHugh at the event 

Emily was a delight in a white lace dress with a v-neck that showed off her slender figure.

They were joined at the event by a slew of stars.

Brit Daisy Ridley, 27, was there for Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker wearing a black dress with tiny white spots, a square neckline and thin straps. 

back from outer space: Brit Daisy Ridley, 27, was there for Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker wearing a black dress with tiny white spots, a square neckline and thin straps.

back from outer space: Brit Daisy Ridley, 27, was there for Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker wearing a black dress with tiny white spots, a square neckline and thin straps.

She plays Rey in the ninth episode of the franchise that kicked off in 1977 with the original Star Wars.

Angelina Jolie, 44, stepped out for her Maleficient: Mistress Of Evil movie, due for release October 12.  She plays Maleficent along with Michelle Pfeiffer as Queen Ingrith.

Angelina wore a form-fitting black dress with a sheer top and a thigh-high split while Michelle opted for a businesslike beige suit and a white blouse.  

Baby got black: Angelina, 44, donned a dress with a shere top and thigh-high split for Malificent 2

Suited up: Michelle Pfeiffer, 61, who plays Queen Ingrith in the movie, opted for a businesslike ensemble

Star power: Angeleina Jolie, 44, and Michelle Pfeiffer, 61, chose very different looks at the event where they talked up Malificent : Mistress Of Evil, due out October 12

Candy pink confection: Elle Fanning, 21, who plays Princess Aurora wore a dress of sheer pink chiffon with a large pink bow on the front

Candy pink confection: Elle Fanning, 21, who plays Princess Aurora wore a dress of sheer pink chiffon with a large pink bow on the front

Pretty in pink: Kristen Bell was a vision in pink

Pretty in pink: Kristen Bell was a vision in pink

Elle Fanning, 21, who plays Pincess Aurora wore a candy confection of pink sheer chiffon with a large pink bow on the front. 

Meanwhile, Chiwetel Ejiofor, who voices Simba’s Uncle Scar in the new version of The Lion King, went for a casual style at the event. 

The 42-year-old Brit pulled on a black shirt over a white T-shirt with black jeans and black patent leather shoes 

Quirky: Evan Rachel Woods showed off her fashion forward sensibility

Quirky: Evan Rachel Woods showed off her fashion forward sensibility

Laid back: Chiwetel Ejiofor, 42, who voices Simba's Uncle Scar in the new version of The Lion King went for a casual style at the event.

Laid back: Chiwetel Ejiofor, 42, who voices Simba’s Uncle Scar in the new version of The Lion King went for a casual style at the event.

The tall and the short of it: At  6ft 2ins Chris Pratt, 40, towered over Julia Louis-Dreyfus, 58, who stands just 5ft 3ins. as they posed on the red carpet

The tall and the short of it: At  6ft 2ins Chris Pratt, 40, towered over Julia Louis-Dreyfus, 58, who stands just 5ft 3ins. as they posed on the red carpet 

Chris Pratt, 40, and Julia Louis-Dreyfuss, 58, cuddled up with Julia wearing a fitted dress as red as the carpet.

The couple are joining Octavia Spencer as the voice talent for Onward, Pixar’s next animated movie.

Due out March 6, it follows elf brothers who set out to discover if there’s still magic in the world. 

Getting together: Awkwafina, 30, and Cassie Steele, 29, will lend their voice talent to new Disney animation Raya And The Last Dragon

Getting together: Awkwafina, 30, and Cassie Steele, 29, will lend their voice talent to new Disney animation Raya And The Last Dragon

The whole crew: Raya And The Last Dragon stars Dean Wellins, Awkwafina, Paul Briggs, Cassie, Osnat Shurer, and Adele Lim

The whole crew: Raya And The Last Dragon stars Dean Wellins, Awkwafina, Paul Briggs, Cassie, Osnat Shurer, and Adele Lim

Disney Animation revealed its next project, Raya And The Last Dragon, on Saturday.

Due out on November 25, it will star the voices of Cassie Steele, 29, and Crazy Rich Asians standout Awkwafina, 30.

The pair went for very different styles with Awkwafina in a blue, black and white striped jacket, a plaid skirt  in matching colors, a purple top and white lace up shoes.

Cassie sizzled in a  black diamante mesh top and baggy black leather pants. 

Suited up: Salma Hayek went for a black two piece

Check her out: Idina Menzel, 48, donned a jacket and pants in pink, white and black plaid

Suited up: Salma Hayek, 52,  went for a black two piece while Idina Menzel, 48,  donned a jacket and pants in pink, white and black plaid

Naomi Ackie, 26, will play new character Jannah in Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Naomi Ackie, 26, will play new character Jannah in Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Naomi Ackie shimmered in a puffy silver gown at the event, with her long raven-black tresses combed to one side of her head and cascading over her shoulder .

The 26-year-old plays new character Jannah in Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker.  

D23 is the official, bi-annial fan club convention for The Walt Disney Company.

Set up in 2009, the name refers to D for Disney and 23 for 1923 — the year Walt Disney founded his company.

Sing it! Josh Gad, Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, and Jonathan Groff of Frozen 2 sang

Sing it! Josh Gad, Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, and Jonathan Groff of Frozen 2 sang

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Director Dan Scanlon, Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, and Producer Kori Rae of 'Onward' took part

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Director Dan Scanlon, Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, and Producer Kori Rae of ‘Onward’ took part

Director Dean Wellins, Producer Osnat Shurer, Writer Adele Lim, and Director Paul Briggs of Raya and the Last Dragon enjoyed the stage

Director Dean Wellins, Producer Osnat Shurer, Writer Adele Lim, and Director Paul Briggs of Raya and the Last Dragon enjoyed the stage

Dapper gents: Jamie Foxx and Sterling K. Brown got the crowd excited

Dapper gents: Jamie Foxx and Sterling K. Brown got the crowd excited

Dapper gents: Jamie Foxx and Sterling K. Brown got the crowd excited

 

 

Daily Mail UK

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