Posts tagged with "The Jungle Book"
Director: Jon Favreau
Starring: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong’o Lupita Nyong’o
Distributor: Walt Disney
Age Rating: PG
Everyone moans about the film industry’s lack of originality and the way it recycles established franchises to chase the entertainment dollar. We all know it’s a sign of a dearth of creativity in La La Land.
And yet Disney appears to be able to buck the trend of producing films...
Issue 49 of MyM, the official magazine of MCM Comic Con, is out now! Featuring Robert Downey Jr and Chris Evans talking Captain America: Civil War, Pandemic designer Matt Leacock, sci-fi flick The Call Up and double-platinum selling singer/songwriter Newton Faulkner on his acting debut in American Idiot!
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Some sci-fi, fantasy and action TV and film action that’ll hitting screens in April:
1 April – Supergirl, season one, part two – Sky 1, 8pm
5 April – Bates Motel, season four – Universal Channel, 10pm
7 April – Colony, season one – Sky 1, 9pm
10 April – 11.22.63 mini-series – FOX UK, 9pm
10 April – Outlander, season two – Amazon Prime Instant Video
11 April – Fear The Walking Dead – AMC Global 9pm
••• Former showrunner on the US version of The Returned Raelle Tucker has joined Jessica Jones season two as an executive producer serving alongside creator/showrunner Melissa Rosenberg. She replaces Liz Friedman, who departed Jessica Jones to work on her ABC pilot, Conviction. [via Comic Book Resources]
••• According to The Tracking Board, Akiva Goldsman (The Da Vinci Code, Batman And Robin, A Beautiful Mind) is writing the...
Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book has some amazing CG animals, we’ve seen that already in plenty of trailers. But these clips –which feature extended sequences of dialogue – give us a better impression of how this “live-action” film tackles another problem; making photo-realistic creatures talk.
It’s one thing hiring big name actors like Bill Murray (as Baloo the bear) or Ben Kingsley (as Bagheera the Black Panther) but it’s a different...
“Live the legend,” urges the new trailer for Disney’s live action remake of The Jungle Book. This new, very loose version of Rudyard Kipling’s classic comes courtesy of Iron Man director Jon Favreau and a lot of CGI, with a voice cast including Ben Kingsley (Bagheera), Lupita Nyong’o (Raksha), Giancarlo Esposito (Akela), Scarlett Johansson (Kaa), Idris Elba (Shere Khan), Bill Murray (Baloo) and Christopher Walken (King Louie)....
The new Super Bowl trailer for Disney’s live-action version of The Jungle Book gives a much better idea of the tone of the film than previous trailers and posters that have all suggested a more reverential approach. But no. Seems it’s a big fun action film with quippage. Plenty of quippage. And Baloo (voiced by Bill Murray) gets all the best lines. The Jungle Book, also featuring the voices of Scarlett Johansson (Kee the snake), Idris Elba...
There’s a little bit of new footage in this teaser for the trailer for Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of The Jungle Book that’ll be debuting during the TV coverage of Super Bowl on 7 February (this coming Sunday). So, teasers for trailers are still a thing, are they?
The Jungle Book, directed by Jon Favreau (Iron Man) is due for a UK release on 15 April 2016.
• Final Piece Of The Jungle Book Triptych Poster Revealed, Completing...
Disney had now released the third of the three “triptych” posters for its live(ish)* action version of The Jungle Book, so we’ve pasted them together so you can see what the finished article looks like. The complete picture features most of the most famous character from Rudyard Kipling’s book (though they’re probably more famous these days from the Disney animated film): Mowgli, Baloo, Bagheera, Shere Khan, Kaa, and King Louie.
••• Disney has revealed a new image from Alice In Wonderland sequel Alice Through The Looking Glass, which is set for a UK release on 27 Ma7 2016.
••• 20th Century Fox has hired writers Brandon and Phillip Murphy to adapt Mark Millar’s comic book series Superior for the big screen. Matthew Vaughn (Kingsman: The Secret Service, Kick-Ass) will produce the film along with Tarquin Pack. In the seven-issue mini-series, published in...