Since Harry Potter, Daniel Radcliffe has certainly been charting his own course, seemingly picking project he’s interested in rather than simply finding projects that are going to be enormous at the box office. It looks like he’s doing it again, with Jungle.
Based on Yossi Ghinsberg’s memoir, Radcliffe will plays a young adventurer who goes into the Bolivian jungle with two friends and a guide. Ghinsberg and his friend head off into an unchartered area of the AMazon with a man who promises them adventure and gold, however things quickly go wrong, with Yossi ending up being lost for three weeks in the middle of nowhere, not even knowing which way civilisation was.
Greg McLean (Wolf Creek) directs, based on a script by Justin Monjo. The movie premieres in early August at the Melbourne International FIlm Festival. Expect it in cinemas later this year.