Update: Disney has decided to return “The Jungle Book” back into IMAX theaters for a limited release from August 26 through September 1. This is a great opportunity to see the film as it was meant to be experienced – large and surrounding you like a real jungle.
Additionally, Disney has shared two bonus features from the Blu-Ray DVD combo:
The Jungle Book Opening Sequence Easter Egg:
Plus a look at the people who made it possible:
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Disney’s live-action remake of the epic adventure movie “The Jungle Book” won over audiences at the cinemaplex earning more than $911 million to date. Director Jon Favreau and the crew at Walt Disney Studios want you to bring this visually amazing reimaginng of Disney’s animated classic home. They’ve packed the Blu-ray Combo Pack full of great special features.
Venture behind the scenes with in-depth bonus features that reveal the innovative filmmaking technology used to create the richly immersive jungle world and characters; Follow the journey of the film’s only on-screen actor, charismatic newcomer Neel Sethi (Mowgli); Delve into a candid and humorous scene-by-scene audio commentary with director Jon Favreau and meet the all-star voice cast who help bring the film’s colorful characters to life, as well as the musicians who accent the adventure with a majestic music score.
Part of what made Jungle Book work so well is the amazing voice cast:
The all-star cast includes Bill Murray (“Lost in Translation”) as the voice of Baloo, Sir Ben Kingsley (“Learning to Drive,” “The Walk”) as Bagheera and Lupita Nyong’o (“12 Years a Slave,” “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”) as the voice of mother wolf Raksha. Scarlett Johansson (“Avengers: Age of Ultron”) gives life to Kaa, Giancarlo Esposito (“Breaking Bad”) provides the voice of alpha-male wolf Akela, Idris Elba (“Beast of No Nation”) roars as the voice of Shere Khan, and Christopher Walken (“The Deer Hunter”) lends his iconic voice to King Louie.
It’s all about the Bare Necessities too
There are more than the Bare Necessities in the bonus features
BLU-RAY & DIGITAL HD:
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