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BBC Reimagines The Jungle Book, Without Animals - Streaming Now, Free
The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling is a popular book, adapted repeatedly into movies, and sanitised along the way The original and the adaptations have been repeatedly criticised for racism, cultural appropriation and colonial attitudes, even as people enjoy the stories, which is why the BBC's new adaptation of The Jungle Book is remarkable Writer[...]
Disney is producing a live action/cgi remake of Robin Hood for Disney+.
The film is being developed in the CGI/live-action hybrid, like The Lion King, Jungle Book, and Dumbo The film will be directed by Carlos Lopez Estrada (Blindspotting) It will be written by Kari Garland (Lady and The Tramp 2019) with Justin Springer (Dumbo, Tron: Legacy) producing, according to Variety The original animated Robin Hood film[...]
As Marvel Sales Slump, Disney Breaks All-Time Box Office Record With $7 Billion
The end result is that Disney has now officially broken the record, with more than $7 billion in revenue for 2016. The milestone has some huge hits this year to thank, including Captain America: Civil War, the highest grossing film of the year with $1.1 billion dollars, animated films like Finding Dory and Zootopia (over $1[...]
In The Heart Of The Jungle Book – A Review
But Jon Favreau showed what he could do on Iron Man and he continues to improve with The Jungle Book For a film that has so few humans in it, it's a showcase about humanity… both the good and the bad. This adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling film is gorgeous with amazing special effects, but what[...]
Jungle Book Digital And Home Release Dates Plus Extras
Disney's hugely popular, live-action adaptation of The Jungle Book will be available for digital viewing or purchase by the end of August The film, which earned more than $911 million globally, was directed by Jon Favreau and stared Bill Murray, Sir Ben Kingsley, Lupita Nyong'o, Scarlett Johansson, Christopher Walken and more. The film will be available[...]
Captain America: Civil War To Break $1 Billion Mark Today
Civil War is the 4th Marvel movie to break the mark: Avengers ($1.518 billion), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($1.405 billion) and Iron Man 3 ($1.215 billion). Disney is having a pretty good year with 3 of the top 5 movies of the year so far with Zootopia in second place $974.9 million and The Jungle Book in[...]
Wonder Woman Release Date Moved Up, 2 More DC Movies Added
I would guess that one of these would be the excepted Green Lantern Crops movie. Warner Bros has also moved their Jungle Book film directed by Andy Serkis back a year from October 6th, 2017 to October 19th, 2018.   According to THR, the upcoming Gal Gadot led Wonder Woman film has been moved up from it's[...]
Dark Horse Brings 1959 Graphic Novel, Harvey Kurtzman's Jungle Book, Back Into Print
Harvey Kurtzman's Jungle Book: Or, Up from the Apes! (and Right Back Down)—In Which Are Described in Words and Pictures Businessmen, Private Eyes, Cowboys, and Other Heroes All Exhibiting the Progress of Man from the Darkness of the Cave into the Light of Civilization by Means of Television, Wide Screen Movies, the Stone Axe, and[...]
Andy Serkis To Direct Warner Bros' Jungle Book
The Jungle Book race is back on! Warner Bros had been lagging behind without a director after losing Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, while Disney went full speed ahead with Jon Favreau directing and Idris Elba the first actor cast in their live action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic, but now WB is raring back. THR reports Andy[...]
Idris Elba To Voice Shere Kahn The Tiger In Jon Favreau's Jungle Book
You have Idris Elba and you're only going to use his voice? That's exactly what Disney is doing, according to Deadline, who report the British actor is in final negotaitions to "perform" and voice the role of the tiger, Shere Khan, in Jon Favreau's live action adaptation of The Jungle Book. The film will be a[...]
Ron Howard To Direct Warner Bros' Jungle Book Adaptation
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu is out and now Ron Howard may be in to direct Warner Bros' planned adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, according to THR. Warner Bros is clearly not ready to give up this fight with Disney, which is also developing its own Jungle Book live-action remake with Jon Favreau directing Both films[...]
Jon Favreau Directing Live Action Jungle Book For Disney
Disney's trend of doing live action remakes of their classic cartoons continues with the studio now eyeing Jon Favreau to direct a new version of The Jungle Book, according to Deadline. The 1894 Rudyard Kipling book about Mowgli, the boy raised in a jungle with help from a bear named Baloo and a panther named Bagheera,[...]