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Jon Favreau Will Direct Seth MacFarlane’s FOX Space Dramedy

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 24, 2016 @ 10:46 PM
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Jon Favreau has had enough box-office success of late to keep to the movie screens, but Seth MacFarlane’s trip to space has the Jungle Book helmer squarely thinking TV. Favreau will direct and consult on MacFarlane’s new live-action FOX dramedy, set 300 years in the future.

‘The Jungle Book’ Images Reveal Astonishing VFX Transformations

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by Britt Hayes May 1, 2016 @ 11:54 AM
Although it’s grouped in with Disney’s recent slate of live-action remakes, The Jungle Book is made up almost entirely of CGI, with young Neel Sethi’s Mowgli serving as the only substantial “live-action” element. The studio has released a new series of photos that showcase the insane amount of work that went into the film’s impressive visual effects, and it might make you do a double-take.

Jon Favreau Returns to Marvel to Produce ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

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by Britt Hayes April 18, 2016 @ 7:03 PM
Marvel
Jon Favreau is reportedly returning to direct a sequel to The Jungle Book, the live-action / CGI reimagining of Disney’s classic animated film, which took the top spot at the box office over the weekend. But that’s not the only project that has Favreau sticking around — the director has revealed that he’ll be returning to Marvel to serve as an executive producer on Avengers: Infinity War.

Disney Is Already Planning ‘The Jungle Book 2’ With Jon Favreau in Talks to Return

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by Britt Hayes April 11, 2016 @ 6:03 PM
Disney
Disney must feel pretty confident about The Jungle Book — Jon Favreau’s live-action / CGI retelling hits theaters on April 15, but early word-of-mouth is largely positive. And given Disney’s recent proven track record with live-action remakes of their popular classics, it sure does seem like The Jungle Book is on track to perform well at the box office. Just how well remains to be seen, but the studio is already developing a sequel with Favreau in talks to return.

‘The Jungle Book’ IMAX Trailer: Scarlett Johansson’s Kaa Tells Mowgli’s Origin Story

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by Britt Hayes April 2, 2016 @ 12:21 PM
Disney
In one of The Jungle Book’s more inspired bits of casting, Scarlett Johansson voices the python Kaa, a character typically portrayed as male. Johansson's distinctive voice is perfect for the hypnotic snake, who lulls Mowgli into a precarious sense of ease as she recounts his origin story in this new IMAX trailer for Jon Favreau's re-telling of the classic tale.

‘The Jungle Book’ Debuts New Clips That Will Make You Hungry and Sad

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by Britt Hayes March 28, 2016 @ 8:23 PM
Disney
Disney has released two new clips from The Jungle Book — one that will make you laugh as you reach for a snack, and another that will make you feel…some things. Let’s just get the emotional part of this out of the way up front so we can end on a more positive note, okay? Unless you feel particularly emotional about food, and in that case, feel free to reverse your viewing order.

‘The Jungle Book’ Clip Introduces You to Idris Elba’s Sinister Shere Khan

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by Britt Hayes March 23, 2016 @ 6:50 PM
The CGI in Jon Favreau’s adaptation of The Jungle Book looks incredible — though it is a little strange to see the animals actually speak, as you can in the first clip from Disney’s epic new adventure. The sneak peek introduces us to the fearsome and ferocious tiger Shere Khan, voiced by Idris Elba, and while it’ll take some adjusting to hear these famous voices coming out of the mouths of gorgeous animals, Elba is inarguably the perfect voice for Khan.

‘The Jungle Book’ Stars Pose With Their CG Animal Counterparts in These Great New Photos

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by Britt Hayes March 21, 2016 @ 5:23 PM
Disney
Disney’s live-action update of The Jungle Book looks absolutely gorgeous, and if nothing else, the trailers for Jon Favreau’s new adaptation of the beloved classic promises some incredible CGI — perhaps even better than Ang Lee’s Life of Pi. We’ll have to wait until next month to be certain, but until then, Disney has released some pretty cool new photos featuring the voice cast posing alongside their respective CG animal characters.

‘The Jungle Book’ Grabs Your Attention With New TV Spot as Ticket Pre-Sale Begins

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by Britt Hayes February 28, 2016 @ 2:44 PM
Disney
Tickets for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice will be available on February 29 (that’s tomorrow, FYI), with the movie hitting theaters about a month later, on March 25. Disney is banking on similarly huge business for Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book, as the studio has officially launched ticket pre-sales as of today, even though the film doesn’t hit theaters for another two months. If that isn’t enough to get your attention, then maybe this new TV spot will.