In today’s show, the role of Baloo will be played by Bill Murray

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Bill Murray will voice the gentle bear Baloo in Disney’s “Jungle Book”.

Murray, who lent his lungs to the title character in two “Garfield” movies, joins a stupendous voice-cast including Ben Kingsley as Bagheera, Christopher Walken as King Louie, Scarlett Johansson as Kaa, Luipta Nyong’o as Raksha and Idris Elba as Shere Khan. Newbie Neel Sethi plays Mowgli in the movie from director Jon Favreau.

Murray is currently filming “Rock the Kasbah”.