Jon Favreau’s upcoming live-action take on Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book has today released a logo and concept art for the upcoming feature.
Movie feature the voices of Academy Award winners Ben Kingsley, Lupita Nyong’o and Christopher Walken as Bagheera, Raksha and King Louie, respectively, Golden Globe winner Idris Elba as Shere Khan, Scarlett Johansson as Kaa, Bill Murray as Baloo and newcomer Neel Sethi as Mowgli.
In the story, Mowgli—a man-cub raised in the jungle by a family of wolves—embarks on a captivating journey of self-discovery when he’s forced to abandon the only home he’s ever known.
Offering a combination of live-action and computer animation, The Jungle Book is directed by Favreau from a script by Justin Marks. The film is not to be confused with Warner Bros. Pictures’ take. Titled The Jungle Book: Origins, that film is targeting an October 6, 2017 release with a cast that includes Cate Blanchett, Christian Bale, Benedict Cumberbatch.
Release Date October 9, 2015.