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Production has officially begun on Andy Serkis' The Jungle Book

After years of toiling in Peter Jackson ’s world, Andy Serkis is finally ready to step out on his own. The actor, who revolutionized the world of motion-capture, has just begun production on THE JUNGLE BOOK (previously titled JUNGLE BOOK: ORIGINS) which will feature plenty of motion-capture itself. THE JUNGLE BOOK will be the feature film directorial debut of Andy...

Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Birdman, District 9, The Jungle Book

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...

Disney pushes The Jungle Book out of 2015; dates Ghost in the Shell for 2016

There have been some release date shake-ups at the House of Mouse as Disney has dated GHOST IN THE SHELL, pushed THE JUNGLE BOOK, and moved some other films around their slate. The Disney shuffle should come as no surprise as studios adjust their pre-announced film dates all the time to better position themselves at the box office, but this news marks the second JUNGLE BOOK film to move...

Jon Favreau drops some behind-the-scenes pictures of The Jungle Book

Production art for Jon Favreau 's THE JUNGLE BOOK hit last week and while it paints a pretty picture of the look they're going for, Favreau himself hit up Instagram to show us what's going on behind the camera. The line-up is about as favorable as they get, enlisting the talents of Bill Murray , Idris Elba , Scarlett Johannson , and Ben Kingsly. You'll get to see a...

Here is the first concept art from Jon Favreau's live action/CGI Jungle Book

While Andy Serkis ' JUNGLE BOOK: ORIGINS is now pushing to 2017 , Disney will be able to unveil their own live action adaptation of the classic Rudyard Kipling story next year with no competition. The Jon Favreau directed movie has an amazing cast that includes the voices of Ben Kingsley as Bagheera, Lupita Nyong'o as Raksha, Christopher Walken as King Louie, Idris...

Movie Jail: This week's defendant is...Stephen Sommers!

This is Movie Jail, a unique maximum security prison that houses some of the worst writers, directors, actors and producers from Hollywood and beyond. Their crimes? The offenses vary from convict to convict but most of these inmates have contributed negatively to the film world to some capacity and his or her misdeeds have covered a long enough period of time that the authorities had...

Ink & Pixel: The Jungle Book

Ink & Pixel is a source of pride and joy for me as a writer and as such, I’m always striving to take this column further for those who read and enjoy it. In an effort to widen the reach of our continuously growing fanbase, Ink & Pixel has been granted permission to broaden its horizons with the inclusion of films from the Horror, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy genres. I hope that you enjoy this bold new...

Bill Murray to play Baloo in Jon Favreau's The Jungle Book!

The stellar cast of Disney’s THE JUNGLE BOOK directed by Jon Favreau is surely going to get a lot of attention when the trailers and posters start to roll out. Bill Murray has now joined the cast of as the voice of Baloo! We recently told you that Christopher Walken will be playing King Louie, Ben Kingsley will play Bagheera, Lupita Nyong'o will play Raksha, Idris Elba...

Christopher Walken to voice King Louie in Jon Favreau's The Jungle Book

The all-star cast of Jon Favreau 's THE JUNGLE BOOK just added another pair of iconic voices to the animal kingdom. Joining Scarlett Johannson , Lupita Nyong’o, Ben Kingsley , and Idris Elba will be BREAKING BAD's Giancarlo Esposito and the one and only Christopher Walken . Esposito will voice Akela, leader of a pack of wolves while Walken will portray the orangutan King Louie....

Here's the one actor you'll see on-screen in Jon Favreau's Jungle Book

Walt Disney Studios has announced that they've found their lead for the Jon Favreau -directed JUNGLE BOOK, and it is 10 year-old Neel Sethi . Sethi of course will take up the role of Mowgli, who is raised in the jungle with the help of a pack of wolves, a bear and a black panther. Jon Favreau had this to say: Casting is the most important element of any film and...

Jon Favreau talks Edgar Wright leaving Ant-Man, Iron Man & The Jungle Book

In a recent interview with Shortlist , Jon Favreau shared his thoughts on Edgar Wright leaving ANT-MAN and says FOX's FANTASTIC FOUR was a model for his IRON MAN. The director also talked a bit about his upcoming THE JUNGLE BOOK adaptation for Disney. Like many of us, Jon Favreau says he was very excited for Edgar Wright 's ANT-MAN, but also understands the reasons...

Ben Kingsley to voice Bagheera in Jon Favreau's The Jungle Book

When you think of old and wise, you can't do much better than Sir Ben Kingsley . So, when the perfect voice needed to be chosen for the black panther Bagheera, director Jon Favreau went for the man who was not The Mandarin. Kingsley joins the already stellar cast that includes Idris Elba as Shere Khan, Scarlett Johansson as Kaa, and Lupita Nyong'o as Rakcha, Mowgli's wolf mother....
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