• Andy Serkis' ‘Mowgli' To Premiere on Netflix, Gets Dropped From Theatrical Release

    4 monthes ago - By Slash Film

    In the survival of the fittest Jungle Book adaptation, it looks like Mowgli may have lost. Netflix has acquired the worldwide distribution rights to Andy Serkis ‘ long-gestating film from Warner Bros., which dropped the film from its planned October theatrical release.
    Deadline reports that Netflix will distribute Mowgli on its streaming service with a planned release date in 2019. Warner Bros. had originally slated the film, directed by and starring Serkis, for an October 19, 2018 release, but that date will be “recalibrated” for an event offering by Netflix next year.
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  • Andy Serkis' Jungle Book Movie Mowgli Acquired By Netflix

    Andy Serkis' Jungle Book Movie Mowgli Acquired By Netflix

    4 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    Netflix has acquired director Andy Serkis' live-action/CGI The Jungle Book retelling Mowgli from Warner Bros. and plans to begin streaming the movie around the globe next year. The film was most recently set to hit theaters in October, but was scheduled to arrive in 2016 and then 2017 before that. Written by Callie Kloves, Mowgli has been in development for around four years, in no small part to allow sufficient time to complete the effects on the film's digitally rendered animals (who were portrayed via motion-capture by the cast here). Rohan Chad plays Mowgli himself in Serkis' film...
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  • Netflix Acquires Andy Serkis-Directed ‘Mowgli' From Warner Bros & Plans 2019 Global Streaming Release

    Netflix Acquires Andy Serkis-Directed ‘Mowgli' From Warner Bros & Plans 2019 Global Streaming Release

    4 monthes ago - By Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE : Welcome to the jungle that is this fast-shifting movie meld between theatrical release and streaming. In the biggest acquisition of a finished film it has made so far, Netflix has acquired from Warner Bros the worldwide rights to Mowgli , the CGI live action film directed by Andy Serkis based on the Jungle Book stories of Rudyard Kipling. Instead of an October 19 theatrical release by Warner Bros, the film will be released globally on Netflix next year, with a...
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  • Adjust Your Schedules: MOWGLI Is Now a Netflix Movie

    Adjust Your Schedules: MOWGLI Is Now a Netflix Movie

    4 monthes ago - By Birth Movies Death

    In which Andy Serkis' mo-cap epic heads directly to streaming.
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  • Why Mowgli Moving From Warner Bros To Netflix Is A Good Move, According To Andy Serkis

    Why Mowgli Moving From Warner Bros To Netflix Is A Good Move, According To Andy Serkis

    4 monthes ago - By Cinéma Blend

    Initially a Warner Bros release, Andy Serkis' Jungle Book adaptation Mowgli is now heading to Netflix, and Serkis has explained why this is a good move.
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  • The Andy Serkis-Directed ‘Mowgli' Is Coming to Netflix in 2019

    The Andy Serkis-Directed ‘Mowgli' Is Coming to Netflix in 2019

    4 monthes ago - By Decider

    The CGI live action film has a voice cast that includes Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, and Benedict Cumberbatch.
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  • Mowgli Sold to Netflix for 2019 Release on the Streaming Service!

    Mowgli Sold to Netflix for 2019 Release on the Streaming Service!

    4 monthes ago - By Coming Soon

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    Mowgli sold to Netflix for 2019 release on the streaming service!
    In a move that reinforces the new era for studio filmmaking we are in, Warner Bros. has sold the worldwide rights for director Andy Serkis ‘ upcoming Mowgli to Netflix. The fresh take on Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book that promises a darker take than the recent Disneymovie will no longer be released theatrically on October 19, 2018, and will instead go directly to the streaming service sometime in 2019. Deadline broke the news and spoke to Serkis about having Mowgli sold to Netlfix, as well as his hopes for a...
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  • Netflix Takes Worldwide Rights to Andy Serkis' ‘Mowgli' From Warner Bros

    4 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Netflix has acquired the worldwide rights to Andy Serkis' “Mowgli,” an individual with knowledge of the deal told TheWrap.
    It's Netflix's biggest acquisition of a finished film so far. The live-action/CGI retelling of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale will star Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Naomie Harris and Serkis. Rohan Chand will star as Mowgli.
    “Mowgli” will hit theaters on Oct. 19.
    Deadline first reported the news.
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