Walt Disney Studios just released this captivating new poster for Jon Favreau’s upcoming live action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book. It gives as our first look at rising star Neel Sethi as “Mowgli” as he faces off against “Bagheera” who will be voiced by legendary thespian Sir Ben Kingsley.
The Jungle Book adaptation is written by Justin Marks, and directed by Jon Favreau to be distributed by Walt Disney Pictures in 2016. The film’s executive producers are Molly Allen, Karen Gilchrist, Peter M. Tobyanse. Music will be written by John Debney.
Oscar winner Lupita Nyongo, who was having a blast at this weekend’s D23 Convenstion, will also star in The Jungle Book as mother to Neel Sethi’s Mowgli.