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Warner Bros. Plans 'Darker' Remake of Kipling's Classic Jungle Book

While Disney plan their version of Neil Gaiman's Graveyard Book — widely read as a modern interpretation of Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book — Warner Brothers are plotting a return to the original material. The studio is reportedly in talks with Steve Kloves, the screenwriter behind all eight Harry Potter movies, to direct ... More »
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‘Harry Potter’ Screenwriter Steve Kloves to Write and Direct ‘The Jungle Book’ For Warner Bros., While Disney Picks Up Neil Gaiman’s ‘The Graveyard Book’

Entertainment / Film : SlashFilm (2 years ago)

You’d think that Disney had the screen rights all sewn up for adaptations of Rudyard Kipling‘s story collection The Jungle Book. But in fact the book is public domain. (It was when Walt Disney set the animated film into motion, too.... Read Post

Jon Favreau in talks to direct 'Jungle Book'

Entertainment : The Marquee Blog (10 months ago)

As Disney plots to turn "The Jungle Book" into a live-action film, it's looking to Jon Favreau to lead the way. According to reports, the "Iron Man" director is being tapped to helm the new adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's tale. "The... Read Post

Film: Newswire: Disney sees Warner Bros.' The Jungle Book and raises it an adaptation of Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book

Entertainment / Film : The A.V. Club - Film (2 years ago)

Not to be outdone by Warner Bros.' just-announced Jungle Book update, Disney has quickly shelled out a "high six figures" to adapt Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book—a spin on Rudyard Kipling's tale that is even darker than what ever ... Read Post


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