Comedian ‘honoured to be part of this epic adventure’.

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Jack Whitehall is set to play Disney’s first-ever gay character.

According to The Sun, the British comedian’s character in the upcoming movie Jungle Cruise is ‘very camp and very funny’.

The film is set in the 19th century and is based on Disneyland’s theme park ride where a riverboat takes travellers through a dangerous jungle.

Jungle Cruise which will hit cinemas next year and will also star Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Emily Blunt.