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Jon Favreau talks Lion King, Jungle Book 2 and shooting them back-to-back

I think audiences were pleasantly surprised that the live-action adaptation of THE JUNGLE BOOK didn't suck, so it was no surprise that Disney offered up director Jon Favreau the chance to do a sequel, as well as a new version of THE LION KING. By all accounts he's the right man for the job and speaking recently with Collider, he talked a bit about the challenges of doing both of those...
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Netflix Line-Up: The Jungle Book and The Crown arrive in November

While we're not quite out of the October woods yet, things are winding down for the month and that means that we have a slew of new films and shows coming to Netflix! One of the more notable releases is that of Jon Favreau 's THE JUNGLE BOOK, which is joined by a lot of Netflix originals like The Crown. A lot of cool stuff to look forward to, although you may want to take a look at...
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This Week in Blu-ray / DVD Releases: The Jungle Book, Me Before You, Arrow

This Week: The jaw-dropping new Jungle Book, the weepie windfall Me Before You, and more late summer boxed sets. ► Remember that crazy time when ‘The Lone Ranger’ bombed and Disney’s mojo was slipping? Right. As of now, four Disney-owned properties are among the Top 6 movies of 2016,...
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Giancarlo Esposito turned down Marvel TV in hopes of a Marvel movie role

There are quite a number of actors out there who would love to be involved with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Breaking Bad's Giancarlo Esposito is one of them. While promoting the upcoming Blu-ray release of THE JUNGLE BOOK, Esposito spoke with ComicBook and revealed that he's actually already turned down a role in a Marvel TV series in the hopes that he'll land a...
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Weekend Box Office Report: April 29-May 1, 2016

The Jungle Book still holds the top! For a third straight weekend, Disney's live-action version of THE JUNGLE BOOK was king of the box office with an estimated $42.4 million ! The crowds keep coming to see director Jon Favreau 's talking animals, pushing the movie's domestic total to $252 million. Bringing the jungle and its denizens to life...
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Disney plants Mouse Flag in more future release dates for upcoming titles

Disney is not messing around when it comes to some of the big live-action titles they have coming on the horizon, and today they let the rest of the movie industry know by staking their claim on a number of future release dates for those motion pictures. Basically, they served notice to the other movie studios that they should plan to stay away from certain times on the release date...
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Weekend Box Office Report: April 22-24, 2016

The Jungle Book is still king of the box office ! Disney's animal-filled wilderness adventure remained enticing for a second weekend, keeping THE JUNGLE BOOK on top with an estimated $60.8 million ! Director Jon Favreau 's live-action update of the Rudyard Kipling tale dropped only 41% from an impressive opening last weekend, putting its domestic...
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Weekend Box Office Report: April 15-17, 2016

The Jungle Book roars to #1! Audiences clearly wanted to see Disney bring Mowgli and his animal friends to life, putting THE JUNGLE BOOK on top this weekend with an estimated $103.5 million ! Director Jon Favreau 's live-action version of Disney's 1967 animated tale (based on Rudyard Kipling 's book) had the second-biggest April opening...
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Creepshow, Mad Max, Spirited Away

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...
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Review: The Jungle Book

PLOT: In the Indian jungle a young boy named Mowgli is raised by a pack of wolves and a protective panther. When a villainous tiger vows to kill him, Mowgli must flee into the unknown and find his own kind. REVIEW: Walking into Jon Favreau 's THE JUNGLE BOOK, I realized quite late that it had been perhaps two decades (at least) since I last saw Disney's animated...
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Disney ready for The Jungle Book 2, bringing back Jon Favreau & Justin Marks

Disney must really love what they have on their hands with THE JUNGLE BOOK, because, days before the film is set to be released in theaters, The Mouse is in negotiations for Jon Favreau and Justin Marks to return for a sequel.  Favreau would once again return to the director's chair with Marks penning the screenplay for the follow-up. Rudyard Kipling did write a...
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New clips from The Jungle Book, Hardcore Henry & The Huntsman: Winter's War

It's Wednesday evening, which brings us past the halfway point on our journey towards the weekend; still too early to start the celebrations but close enough that we can begin to prepare ourselves for the bliss that awaits. If you'd like a small taste of those weekend festivities, then why not participate in that wonderful pre-weekend tradition of watching movie clips! I'm...
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