• Andy Serkis Didn't Know Disney Was Making a New ‘Jungle Book' When He Began ‘Mowgli'

    5 days ago - By Slash Film

    When Disney's live-action Jungle Book came out, it had already been announced that Andy Serkis was directing another adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling classic. The film, which is now called Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle , was going to be a darker take on Kipling, using the performance capture technology Serkis pioneered with Gollum, King Kong and the Planet of the Apes films. After theatrical standees and trailers were in theaters, Netflix decided to buy Mowgli from Warner Brothers.
    Rohan Chand plays Mowgli, the boy raised by animals in the jungle. The cast of animal characters includes...
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