The Jungle Book

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25th June 2014 -

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Oscar winner Sir Ben Kingsley will voice the role of black panther Bagheera in director Jon Favreau's live-action/animated revamp of The Jungle Book. He joins a cast that includes Idris Elba.

Andy Serkis Replacing Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu As The Jungle Book Director

21st March 2014 -

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Actor Andy Serkis has been tapped to replace Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu as the director of a planned live-action version of The Jungle Book.The Babel filmmaker dropped out of the movie in December (13) due to...

Idris Elba To Voice Shere Khan In The Jungle Book Reboot

7th March 2014 -

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British star Idris Elba is set to voice the killer tiger in an upcoming reboot of The Jungle Book.The actor is reportedly in final negotiations with Disney bosses to portray Shere Khan, the villainous jungle...

Ron Howard In Talks For The Jungle Book

16th February 2014 -

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Filmmaker Ron Howard is in talks to direct and produce a live-action adaptation of The Jungle Book.The Apollo 13 director is set to take over the project from Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, who dropped out of...

Jon Favreau In Talks To Direct Live-action Jungle Book

6th November 2013 -

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Actor/director Jon Favreau is reportedly in talks to helm Disney's live-action version of The Jungle Book.Bosses at the company are looking to reboot the beloved 1967 animated classic, which is based on Rudyard Kipling's book...

Disney To Tackle The Jungle Book Again

9th July 2013 -

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Beloved author Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book is heading back to the big screen as a new live-action blockbuster for Disney.The movie studio tasted success with the project in the late 1960s when it was...

Brian Wilson Gives Disney Tracks A Beach Boys Makeover

22nd August 2011 -

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Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson has re-made several classic Disney songs, including The Jungle Book's Bare Necessities, for an upcoming album.The singer has added a 'Beach Boys sound' to the popular tracks on new record...

Radcliffe To Shock Fans With War Role

28th August 2006 -

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HARRY POTTER actor DANIEL RADCLIFFE is set to surprise fans with his latest gritty role - as a World War One soldier fighting in the trenches in France. The 17-year-old is starring as young soldier...

Gone With The Wind Is Top Uk Film

29th November 2004 -

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American civil war epic GONE WITH THE WIND is the most popular film ever in British cinema history. The 1939 OSCAR-winning film, starring CLARK GABLE and VIVIEN LEIGH, has been watched by over 35...

Jungle Book Crowned Top Animated Film

24th February 2004 -

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The big-screen adaptation of RUDYARD KIPLING's THE JUNGLE BOOK has been voted the best-loved animated movie of all time. The 1967 children's favourite beat off competition from a series of contemporary contenders like TOY...

Bid For Disney

13th February 2004 -

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Legendary media company WALT DISNEY is reeling after cable company COMCAST launched a hostile $54 billion takeover bid yesterday (11FEB04). The bid comes after Comcast tried to enter negotiations with Disney's underfire chief executive...

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