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DISNEY SHOWCASES LIVE ACTION SLATE WITH EXCITING NEWS EXCLUSIVELY FOR FANS AT D23 EXPO 2015

DISNEY SHOWCASES LIVE ACTION SLATE WITH EXCITING   NEWS EXCLUSIVELY FOR FANS AT D23 EXPO 2015 1 STARS AND FILMMAKERS OF UPCOMING DISNEY, MARVEL STUDIOS AND LUCASFILM MOVIES FEATURED AT TODAY’S LIVE ACTION EVENT Disney, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm presented their live action film slates this morning at the D23 EXPO 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. The presentations, which revealed exclusive news and details about the upcoming live action films, were aided by live and video appearanc Continue Reading

Billy Murray To Play Baloo In Live Action The Jungle Book

Billy Murray To Play Baloo In Live Action The Jungle Book 2 Legendary comedic actor, Bill Murray will voice the character Baloo in the upcoming live action version and animation of The Jungle Book. Jon Favreau will be directing the film with a script by Justin Marks. The film will be released in 3D and in theaters on October 9, 2015. In addition to Murray joining the cast, Disney recently announced that Academy Award winner Christopher Walken will play King Louie.  Gianca Continue Reading

Casting News: Mowglie For The Live Action Version Of The Jungle Book

Casting News: Mowglie For The Live Action Version Of The Jungle Book 3 After an extensive worldwide search ranging from New York to New Zealand, London to Canada, and all throughout the United States and India, The Walt Disney Studios is pleased to announce that 10-year-old Neel Sethi will play the part of Mowgli in Disney’s The Jungle Book. Neel is a newcomer from New York picked from among thousands of auditions, and his role in The Jungle Book marks his first foray into acting. Continue Reading

Ben Kingsley to Become Bagheera

Ben Kingsley to Become Bagheera 4 Walt Disney Studios has just announced what is sure to be the first of many exciting details about their upcoming live-action version of The Jungle Book. They have confirmed that Academy Award-winning actor Ben Kingsley has been cast as the voice of Bagheera in the film. Directed by Jon Favreau from a script by Justin Marks, The Jungle Book combines live action and animated filmmaking. The Jungle Book arrives Continue Reading

New Release of “Disney The Jungle Book,” with Bonus Features

New Release of “Disney The Jungle Book,” with Bonus Features 5 From our friends over at the Disney Parks blog. Walt Disney’s fascination with animals—both real and imagined—and the role that animals play in Disney storytelling is the basis for an inspiring legacy that continues today. A fantastic example is the release of the Diamond Edition of “Disney The Jungle Book”, the last animated feature personally produced by Walt. For the first time ever on Blu-ray, the fil Continue Reading

D23 presents: The Jungle Book at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, CA

D23 presents: The Jungle Book at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, CA 6 Are you a fan of the classic, The Jungle Book?  Do you live near or will be visiting the Burbank, CA area? Are you a  D23 member?  If you answered yes to the above questions, well then you have a special opportunity for this Saturday, February 15. At the historic Walt Disney Studios located in Burbank, California, there will be a special screening of the 1967 film, The Jungle Book. This event will take place a Continue Reading