Andy Serkis’ take on Kipling’s Jungle Book - now known as Mowgli Legend Of The Jungle - was all set to be his directorial debut, but got delayed in the wake of Favreau’s barnstormer, and then sold off to Netflix. Convinced they have something good on their hands however, Netflix are planning a (admittedly brief) theatrical run for the movie before it hits streaming.
Serkis motion captures Baloo, whilst the likes of Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch and Christian Bale lend support. Here’s the new trailer to whet your appetites -
Mowgli hits cinemas on November 29 and then Netflix on December 7
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