Movie News

Batman, Queen Elizabeth and Transformers guy join Jungle Book : Origins

Batman, Queen Elizabeth and Transformers guy join Jungle Book : Origins
Ashleigh Davies

Andy Serkis’ “Jungle Book: Origins” is starting to take shape with Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett and Jack Reynor joining the cast.

The Hollywood Reporter brings news that Bale will voice Bagheera, Blanchett will be Kaa and Reynor will provide the voice of Brother Wolf in the film Serkis is directing for Warner Bros.

Benedict Cumberbatch has already been cast as Shere Khan and Serkis will voice Baloo the Bear.

Callie Kloves, the daughter of “Harry Potter” scribe Steve Kloves, is writing the screenplay for the filmic adaptation of the classic kids tale by Rudyard Kipling. Callie and Steve Kloves are also producing.

Disney also has a “Jungle Book” pic in the works with Jon Favreau at the helm and Idris Elba, Scarlett Johansson, Ben Kingsley, and Bill Murray voicing some of the lead characters. Production is about to get underway on the project.

“Jungle Book: Origins” to bow on October 21, 2016.

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
Movie News
Ashleigh Davies

Ashleigh is an editor and one of the day-to-day managers of Moviehole. She is also a film and entertainment publicist for a large global PR and talent firm.

More in Movie News

San Andreas

‘San Andreas’ Review

Drew TurneyMay 27, 2015
forceofdestiny

Trailer : Force of Destiny

Caffeinated ClintMay 27, 2015
fullhouse1

Exclusive : 10 Things we know about Fuller House

Caffeinated ClintMay 27, 2015
hbologo

HBO announces Ballers airdate

Caffeinated ClintMay 27, 2015
johntravoltaaviilaction

First Look : The People v O.J Simpson

Caffeinated ClintMay 27, 2015
davido

Oyelowo, Pike, Assante build A United Kingdom

Caffeinated ClintMay 27, 2015
hbologo

Jimmy Smits gettin’ down with HBO drama

Caffeinated ClintMay 27, 2015
jonny-quest-

Robert Rodriguez is bringing Jonny Quest to cinemas

Ashleigh DaviesMay 27, 2015
azealia-banks-

Azealia Banks is Coco

Ashleigh DaviesMay 27, 2015