The Walt Disney Studios announced today the release dates for The Jungle Book and Alice in Wonderland 2.
Director Jon Favreau’s adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book will hit theaters on October 9, 2015. Based on the classic tale of an Indian boy named Mowgli who is raised by wolves and lives among the animals, the script was written by Justin Marks. No other film had been scheduled for that month yet.
The first film, directed by Tim Burton, earned an impressive $1.025 billion at the worldwide box office. James Bobin is directing the new film. There’s no word yet which other cast members may return. Alice in Wonderland will hit the theatres on On May 27, 2016.