The 90s were a prime time for the Disney classics we all love. One of those films was comedy George of the Jungle, based on an animated series sharing the same name. The film’s release in 1997 was a breakout role for the handsome Brendan Fraser, who portrayed George. Her comedic timing and loincloth attire made the audience swoon over her muscular body and charm. Fans weren’t the only ones to fall for Fraser. Co-star Leslie Mann recently revealed that he fell in love with Fraser during filming when he played George’s girlfriend Ursula Stanhope in the film. George of the Jungle.
‘George of the Jungle’ was a huge success
based on the animated series George of the Jungle, the 1997 hit film told the story of a child raised by apes known as the King of the Jungle and his first interactions with other humans. The film begins with a San Francisco heiress visiting Uganda with a local guide, and her fiancée, Lyle Van de Groot, tracks her down and accompanies her on her wilderness tour. Once the guide tells the story of the “White Ape”, Ursula worries about finding the extraterrestrial primate.
During Ursula and Lyle’s quest for the White Ape, a lion attacks them, and the King of the Jungle, George, swings to save Ursula from danger. After taking Ursula to his treehouse and introducing her to his animal friends, it’s no secret that George is struck by her. As he tries to win over Ursula, she falls for him and takes him back to San Francisco for therapy after Lyle accidentally shoots George. While in the States, Ursula has second thoughts about her current engagement and realizes her love for George when she leaves in the middle of the night when Tuki, her toucan, is attacked by friends of Lyle’s hunters. Comes to share the news of the capture of the app. Ursula goes back to the woods to find George and confess her love. The two then marry and live in the treehouse, where they later raise their son.
Combining comedy and love with talented actors George of the Jungle A worldwide success. Even two decades later, people still reference the film and sing along to the catchy “George, George, George of the Jungle”.
Mann recently revealed he was in love with Fraser during filming
Mann was recently seen on Busy Phillips’ show busy tonight To reveal that Fraser was his work crush during his early acting days. She said that when she was about to fall in love with George in the film, she “fell in love with him in real life.” Marrying Judd Apatow a month before the release of George of the Jungle, she reminisced how he told her that she loved her co-star. She also remembers being “weird” around Fraser on set. She revealed to be busy with Fraser’s morning routine and told her “good morning” while they were getting ready to star in the trailer until she had a tablespoon of oatmeal just before kissing her. Afterwards, Morning Kiss ended for the remainder of filming. While he didn’t reveal his love at the time, Fraser learns that he is a surprise guest. busy tonight.
Fraser’s reaction to filming with Mannu
Recently showing busy tonight, Fraser and Mann reminisce about their time together George of the Jungle set. He recalled a cut scene where George and Ursula were trapped in quicksand, and the two spent the entire afternoon in a “mud-spa bath”. During that time, Fraser said he saw someone peeping through the bushes, later realizing it was Judd Apatow. Fraser referred to getting the “I’m watching you” look because Apatow loved Mann.
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