Jungle Book

  • After Benedict Cumberbatch, actors Christian Bale and Cate Blanchett join 'The Jungle Book' 1 week ago

    Los Angeles: Actors Christian Bale and Cate Blanchett have joined Benedict Cumberbatch to star in Warner Bros' 'Jungle Book: Origins'. Actors Naomie Harris, Tom Hollander, Eddie Marsan and Peter Mullan have also been roped for the adaptation of 'The Jungle Book', said The Hollywood Reporter. Rohan Chand, the young actor...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch to voice Sher Khan in the upcoming Warner Bros. film 'Jungle Book: Origins' August 20, 2014

    Here's another piece of fantastic news for Benedict Cumberbatch fans. After portraying the role of Khan in 'Star Trek Into Darkness', Cumberbatch will now be giving his voice to Sher Khan, in the upcoming Warner Brothers' 'Jungle Book: Origins'. The news was first reported by Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday. The film, which...
  • Indian-American boy to play Mowgli in Disney's 'Jungle Book' July 16, 2014

    Los Angeles: Disney has found its Mowgli in 10-year-old Indian-American Neel Sethi for its live-action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale about a boy who is raised by animals in 'The Jungle Book'. New York-born Sethi will be the only actor to appear onscreen in the project which is a combination...
  • Ben Kingsley to voice The Jungle Book's Bagheera June 27, 2014

    Los Angeles: Oscar winning British actor Ben Kingsley has signed on to play loyal panther Bagheera in Jon Favreau's new version of 'The Jungle Book'. The 70-year-old is set to join the cast of Disney's new live-action version of their classic 1967 animation, playing the wise black panther who watches over...
  • Lupita Nyong'o, Scarlett Johansson in talks for Disney's 'Jungle Book' April 24, 2014

    Los Angeles: Disney is eyeing Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong'o and Scarlett Johansson to be added to the voice cast ensemble of a new big screen adaption of 'The Jungle Book'. While Lupita, 31, who scored an Oscar for her debut film '12 Years a Slave', is in final talks to voice Rakcha,...
  • Ron Howard to direct 'The Jungle Book'? February 16, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Rush' director Ron Howard is in talks to direct and produce Rudyard Kipling's 'The Jungle Book', about a boy, Mowgli, who is raised by wolves in the Indian jungles. The live-action film by Warner Bros earlier had Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu on board but he left the project due...
  • Scholars visit US birthplace of 'The Jungle Book' October 8, 2013

    Mention the name Rudyard Kipling, and images of tropical forests, mongooses and cobras come to mind — not the snowy vistas of Vermont. But that's exactly where many of the British writer's best-known tales, including "The Jungle Book," took shape. In honour of his connections to Vermont, a group of scholars...
  • Friday Release: Animated action film 'Arjun' May 24, 2012

    New Delhi: This Friday, Hindi film 'Arjun: The Warrior Prince' will stand tall to face the big Hollywood release 'Men In Black 3' at the box office. Though the audiences have seen films such as 'Rancho' and 'Roadside Romeo' in the past, still the Indian film market is not very...
  • Answers and winners of Really Tough Movie Quiz November 21, 2007

    Last week we quizzed you on your knowledge of The Jungle Book The Really Tough Movie Quiz on the show Now Showing. Here are the answers and winners of the contest: 1. Which character from an earlier Disney film appears in The Jungle Book? The answer is Bambi's mother. 2. What's the name...