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Following yesterday’s announcement that Benedict Cumberbatch had signed on to Andy Serkis‘ “Jungle Book: Origins” as Shere Khan, news comes today via THR and Variety that Jack Reynor and Naomie Harris have been recruited to voice Brother Wolf and Nisha, respectively. Also new to the cast of this Warner Bros. adaptation of the 1894 Rudyard Kipling classic are Christian Bale as the voice of Bagheera, Cate Blanchett as Kaa, Eddie Marsan as Vihaan, Tom Hollander as Tabaqui, and Peter Mullan as wolf pack leader Akela. Callie Kloves marks her screenwritingRead More
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English actor Benedict Cumberbatch, 38, has joined the cast of Andy Serkis‘ “Jungle Book: Origins” for Warner Bros, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Not to be confused with Jon Favreau‘s upcoming live-action film for Disney (which has already recruited Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson, Ben Kingsley, and Bill Murray), Serkis’ version is also set to adapt the 1894 Rudyard Kipling classic (which was most famously depicted in the 1967 Disney animated film) about Mowgli, an orphaned boy who was raised by wolves in the Indian jungle and befriends Baloo the bearRead More
Disney and Jon Favreau‘s upcoming take on “The Jungle Book” is looking for its leading boy. has been set up to take submissions with an approaching deadline of May 30th. The actor chosen for the role will be joining Idris Elba (“Pacific Rim”) who is set to voice Shere Khan, with Lupita Nyong’o (“12 Years a Slave”) and Scarlett Johansson (“Her”) in talks for Rakcha and Kaa respectively. The film is to utilize a combination of live action and CGI to tell Rudyard Kipling‘s story. The casting site givesRead More
Disney’s upcoming live action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Book” may just have the most gorgeous cast we’ll never get to see on screen. Idris Elba is already on board to voice the Shere Khan the tiger, and now THR reports Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong’o are negotiating to join the cast as well, also lining up animal characters to voice. Jon Favreau is directing the CGI/live action flick about the young boy Mowgli, who is raised by wolves and interacts with all the animals in the jungle. TheRead More