Iron Man and Chef director Jon Favreau took to Vine to offer Disney fans an early look at The Jungle Book. The live action adaptation of the final film Walt Disney himself had a hand in the production of, opens worldwide on April 15th, 2016 and features an all-star cast of geek favorites including: Scarlett Johnanssen, Idris Elba, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Lupita Nyon’o, Christopher Walken and Giancarlo Esposito in Rudyard Kipling’s iconic animal roles. The Jungle Book will be a mix of live action and CGI and is set to launch a series of live action adaptation of classic Disney movies in coming years.
The Walt Disney Studios is making a live action adaptation of The Jungle Book, and have tapped Bill Murray to play the lovable bear, Baloo.
Press Release Zenescope Entertainment has announced a sequel to its hit mini-series The Jungle Book, which was first published in March, 2012. The #1 issue of Jungle Book: Last of the Species will hit shelves February 27th, 2013. Zenescope is best known for its dark and provocative re-imaginings of literary classics such as Wonderland, Sinbad and Neverland. After receiving strong sales and critic reviews for The Jungle Book, the top 10 publisher has green-lit another go around.
Zenescope Entertainment sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in May 2012.