The Jungle Book

Live-action The Lion King in the works with Iron Man’s Jon Favreau directing

The House of Mouse and Iron Man’s Jon Favreau are partnering up again to bring Simba to life in a live-action version of Disney’s beloved 1994 animated movie The Lion King.

Riding strong buzz, Disney looking to bring Favreau back for Jungle Book sequel
Apr 12, 2016

Director Jon Favreau’s upcoming live action/CGI adaptation of The Jungle Book doesn’t actually open until this week, but Disney is already keen to get a sequel into development. 

Scarlett Johansson's Kaa reveals Mowgli's past in new The Jungle Book IMAX featurette
Apr 5, 2016

The sneaky boa constrictor voiced by ScarJo informs the man cub about his destiny in this new trailer.


Mowgli says goodbye to the wolves in new clip + poster for Disney's The Jungle Book
Mar 29, 2016

The man cub makes a break from his furry family in this sad parting scene.

John Favreau and his cast on the legacy and love of Disney's The Jungle Book
Mar 25, 2016

Here's a new featurette focusing on the adaptation process for Disney's upcoming The Jungle Book.

Jon Favreau on honoring animated nostalgia with live action Jungle Book
Sep 16, 2015

The first trailer for Jon Favreau’s (Iron Man) ambitious retelling of Disney’s The Jungle Book has landed — and the director has opened up on the immense challenge of turning an animated classic into a live-action tale.

Look which Hobbit star has been tapped to direct Warner's live-action The Jungle Book
Mar 21, 2014

Andy Serkis has been tapped to direct Warner Bros.' live-action take on The Jungle Book. But will the actor, best known for playing Gollum, have a part in it?