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Unnecessary Remake of the Day

2 years agoOdd : The Daily What

Steve Kloves, the man who penned the entirety of the Harry Potter series for the big screen, is in talks to write, direct, and produce a live-action remake of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book. Disney’s 1994 live-action version, with Stephen Sommers directing and Jason Scott Lee as Mowgli, certainly leaves room for improvement — but [...]
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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 is circling a directing gig on Disney's live action version of The Jungle Book.

Entertainment : Defamer (5 months ago)

Jon Favreau is circling a directing gig on Disney's live action version of The Jungle Book. If it's not just George of the Jungle digitally remastered, I'm not going to see it. Read more... Read Post

Jon Favreau in talks to direct 'Jungle Book'

Entertainment : The Marquee Blog (5 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


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