Disney has made some adjustments to its movie release calendar and announced release dates for a couple upcoming films. Shakeups like these happen all the time, but a delay usually means early previews of the film weren’t playing quite as intended and the movie is… Read More »Disney moves back The Jungle Book, Announces More 2016 Release Dates
Disney has entrusted Director Jon Favreau (Iron Man 1 & 2) with the reigns of its live-action & CGI combination remake of the classic The Jungle Book movie.
The movie will combine some live-action with photo-realistic CGI animals and environments. Think how the apes from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes were created digitally and you’ll get the picture. The movie has been on track for an October 9, 2015 release.
We’re now getting our first look at the title treatment (above) and first concept art for the film.
That’s definitely a departure from the style of the animated classic, but the spirit is still there.
This movie is currently in production and the director has been sharing a few photos of himself on set and with various cast members. Read More »First Concept art and Title for Disney’s The Jungle Book “Live Action” Remake
Veteran actor Bill Murray has joined the cast of Disney’s The Jungle Book as the voice of the lovable bear Baloo. Murray, who as of late has become known for crashing parties and dispensing life advice, has had a pretty spectacular career with roles ranging… Read More »Actor Bill Murray crashes Disney’s The Jungle Book Cast as Baloo
Two more actors have been snared to join the voice cast for Disney’s The Jungle Book. Academy Award winner Christopher Walken will take on the role of King Louie, the ruler of a troop of monkeys and apes, while Giancarlo Esposito (Critics Choice Award winner… Read More »Disney’s “The Jungle Book” Snares Christopher Walken & Giancarlo Esposito
It took a worldwide search with stops ranging from New York to New Zealand, London to Canada, and all throughout the United States and India, but the Walt Disney Studios was finally able to find its man, er… boy. 10-year-old Neel Sethi, a newcomer from… Read More »Disney Casts Mowgli in Jon Favreau’s ‘Jungle Book’