Emily Blunt ghosted Dwayne Johnson before hopping on board Jungle Cruise

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Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson at the world premiere Of Disney's Jungle Cruise at Disneyland.
Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson at the world premiere Of Disney's Jungle Cruise at Disneyland.
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Although Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson sparked an "instantaneous connection" after meeting on the set of Disney's Jungle Cruise, they've confessed that their now treasured friendship got off to a rocky start. 

In an attempt to persuade Emily, who he was convinced was the only woman to play the tenacious Dr Lily Houghton, to jump on board the project, Dwayne recorded a video message for Emily in 2017. But Emily failed to reply.

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