WATCH: ‘Mowgli’ trailer shows darker adaptation of ‘The Jungle Book’

Warner Bros. Pictures has just released the official first trailer for the action-adventure Mowgli starring Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch and Freida Pinto. Check out the trailer below and watch “Mowgli” in Philippine cinemas October 18, 2018. Motion capture and live action are blended for “Mowgli,” a new, big-screen, 3D adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’sContinue reading “WATCH: ‘Mowgli’ trailer shows darker adaptation of ‘The Jungle Book’”

Neel Sethi plays wild child Mongli in new ‘The Jungle Book’

The only live-action actor among an all-star cast in Disney’s “The Jungle Book,” child performer  was chosen by director Jon Favreau after considering about 2000 kids who auditioned for the lead role of Mowgli. The now 12-year-old Sethi is a natural athlete, enjoys playing all sports—especially basketball and football. He is working towards earning hisContinue reading “Neel Sethi plays wild child Mongli in new ‘The Jungle Book’”

Scarlett Johansson tempts as Python, Kaa in ‘The Jungle Book’

With only her voice, Scarlett Johansson made people madly fall in love with their computer’s operating system in the futuristic drama “Her.” Now, Johansson once again uses her voice to capture hearts in Disney’s new family adventure “The Jungle Book,” based on Rudyard Kipling’s timeless stories and inspired by Disney’s classic animated film. Johansson providesContinue reading “Scarlett Johansson tempts as Python, Kaa in ‘The Jungle Book’”

Lupita Nyong’o lends voice to Wolf, Raksha in ‘The Jungle Book’

Raksha, a loving and fiercely protective mother wolf, cares deeply for all of her pups—including man-cub Mowgli (Neel Sethi), whom she adopts as one of her own when he’s abandoned in the jungle as an infant. Oscar® winner Lupita Nyong’o (“Star Wars: The Force Awakens”) was called on to help bring Raksha to life, inContinue reading “Lupita Nyong’o lends voice to Wolf, Raksha in ‘The Jungle Book’”

Idris Elba speaks for tiger, Shere Khan in Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’

Bengal tiger Shere Khan bears the scars of Man, which fuel his intense hatred of humans. Powerful and menacing, the fearsome tiger makes no secret of his feelings about man-cub Mowgli and his presence in the jungle. Shere Khan’s mission, above all else, is to ensure Mowgli—and the fire he knows Man wields—pose no futureContinue reading “Idris Elba speaks for tiger, Shere Khan in Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’”

Bill Murray breathes life to Baloo in Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’

Academy Award-nominee Bill Murray (“Lost in Translation”) breathes life to Baloo, a free-spirited bear who meets Mowgli (Neel Sethi) after the man-cub has been banished from the jungle, in Disney’s new family adventure “The Jungle Book,” based on Rudyard Kipling’s timeless stories and inspired by Disney’s classic animated film. “Baloo is a huge bear, biggerContinue reading “Bill Murray breathes life to Baloo in Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’”

Ben Kingsley lends voice of Panther, Bagheera in ‘The Jungle Book’

Bagheera is a sleek and stunning panther who rescued Mowgli when he was abandoned in the jungle as an infant. The effort bonded the big cat to the man-cub—indeed, Bagheera has a bit of a soft spot for the boy. As Mowgli’s mentor, Bagheera guides him to faithfully follow the laws of the jungle. AndContinue reading “Ben Kingsley lends voice of Panther, Bagheera in ‘The Jungle Book’”

‘Gravity,’ ‘Avatar’ artists tap latest tech for Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’

Filmmakers explored the best way to immerse audiences in the world they’d imagined in their new version of Walt Disney Pictures’ reimagined “The Jungle Book.” Says director Jon Favreau, “We asked ourselves, ‘How can we create a world? How can we use this technology, these storytelling tools to their fullest potential?’ Ideally, we wanted theContinue reading “‘Gravity,’ ‘Avatar’ artists tap latest tech for Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’”

‘Iron Man’ director Jon Favreau helms Disney’s all-new ‘The Jungle Book’

Acclaimed director Jon Favreau (“Iron Man”) takes audiences on a wild ride back to the jungle, in Walt Disney Pictures’ all-new live-action epic adventure, “The Jungle Book.” Based on Rudyard Kipling’s classic novel, “The Jungle Book” tells the story of Mowgli, a man-cub who’s been raised by a family of wolves. But Mowgli finds heContinue reading “‘Iron Man’ director Jon Favreau helms Disney’s all-new ‘The Jungle Book’”

Rudyard Kipling’s ‘The Jungle Book’ to touch new generation in new Disney film

Disney’s “The Jungle Book” is an all-new live-action epic adventure about Mowgli, a man-cub who’s been raised by a family of wolves. But Mowgli finds he is no longer welcome in the jungle when fearsome tiger Shere Khan, who bears the scars of Man, promises to eliminate what he sees as a threat. Urged toContinue reading “Rudyard Kipling’s ‘The Jungle Book’ to touch new generation in new Disney film”