As Jon Favreau casts Baloo in Disney’s The Jungle Book, Warner Bros. titles the Andy Serkis adaptation Jungle Book: Origins.
Walken will play King Louie while Esposito will voice Akela in Disney’s upcoming adaptation of the classic story.
Newcomer Neel Sethi will star in Jon Favreau’s new adaptation, which features the voice talents of Idris Elba, Scarlett Johansson, Lupita Nyong’o and Ben Kingsley.
The Oscar winner will voice the black panther Bagheera in director Jon Favreau’s adaptation, which mixes live-action and animation.
The animation legend reflects Sleeping Beauty‘s disappointing debut, working for Walt Disney himself, and what makes Maleficent such an enduring character.
The actresses are in negotiations to play Kaa the python and Mowgli’s adoptive mother Rakcha in the live-action/CG hybrid film.
Disney’s presentation played up Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Guardians of the Galaxy, Inside Out, Cinderella and Maleficent.
The Planet of the Apes and Lord of the Rings mastermind will engineer the Jungle Book adaptation for Warner Bros.
The Luther and Thor: The Dark World actor will voice the terrible tiger Shere Khan in the Jon Favreau film.
The filmmaker is in talks to produce and direct Warner Bros.’ live-action adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling classic.
Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu has left Warner Bros.’ adaptation of The Jungle Book, reportedly because of scheduling conflicts.
The Iron Man and Iron Man 2 director will dive into Disney’s new live-action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale.