Last September, Jon Favreau signed on to direct a “reimagining” of The Lion King. For Favreau, who already has Iron Man and most recently The Jungle Book under his belt, adaptations are becoming something of his bread and butter, and on Friday, the director shared his approach with Scarlett Johansson ... More »
Director Jon Favreau is following up his incredibly successful Disney adaptation of The Jungle Book, with an even more beloved Disney classic, The Lion King. Recently, the director spoke about his approach to the story.
In northern India, police are going through their missing children reports from previous years in an attempt to identify a young girl they found more than two months ago, living in a forest with a group of monkeys. The Washington Post...Show More Summary
The 8-year-old girl has been dubbed “Mowgli” because of the likeness with the feral child protagonist from Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Book.”
As Disney continues their live-action remake trend, they are rolling out all the hits. Given the massive success of hits like The Jungle Book and Beauty and the Beast, Disney is in no mood to slow down. Next on their plate is a live-action remake of 1994 classic The Lion King. The new film will be directed […]
If you’re going to remake a beloved Disney classic, you might as well go big. In keeping with the studio’s recent star-studded live-action films like Beauty and the Beast and The Jungle Book, Jon Favreau’s upcoming The Lion King hasShow More Summary
Today Professor Moriarty plays head games with Loki, Madame Defarge matches up against Madame Bovary, and the manipulative Napoleon from "Animal Farm" clashes with the cunning Shere Khan from "Jungle Book." See who else is battling in the second half of Round One--and cast your vote to determine who will win.
The new Power Rangers movie might not even be playing in theaters yet, but series creator Haim Saban already has the next five movies mapped out, according to a new interview with Variety. “Think about movies like Jungle Book and Arrival,” he said. “The effects are mind-boggling. So does the ... More »
Netflix has a wide assortment of '80s and '90s movies, but they're getting better at stocking up on the latest hits, too. They already have a selection of last year's box office winners, including The Jungle Book and Zootopia, in addition to a number of film festival favorites that skipped the theaters and headed straight to the streaming service. Show More Summary
Disney has proven once more that audiences have a thirst for live-action remakes of its animated classics. Following the live-action version of "The Jungle Book" earning close to $1 billion worldwide last year, the studio looks to have...Show More Summary
The studio may be cheap with its actors about some things (stories abound), but "with such past box-office winners in its fold including Cinderella ($544 million) and Jungle Book ($967 million), stars are clamoring to sign on for the studio's live-action offerings." This weekend's huge take for the live-action "Beauty and the Beast" may only […]
Between Cinderella, The Jungle Book, and Pete's Dragon, Disney's had pretty good luck so far doing live-action remakes of their animated classics. Pete's Dragon is sweet, The Jungle Book is visually stunning, and Cinderella gives us Cate Blanchett swanning around...
As we know well by now, Disney is doing a live action remake for just about all of their classics. The Jungle Book, Alice in Wonderland (maybe not so much the sequel), and Cinderella were already a hit, Beauty and the Beast is coming...Show More Summary
Like Cinderella, The Jungle Book and Beauty and the Beast before it, Disney is giving their modern animated classic Aladdin a live-action remake. The House of Mouse made a surprising hire with The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Sherlock Holmes...Show More Summary
You now get a $13 Fandango movie ticket when you buy select Disney movies from Windows Store. For a limited time, buy Disney films such as “Cinderella,” “Alice Through the Looking Glass” and “The Jungle Book,” from the Windows Store, and get a movie ticket to watch Disney’s long-awaited live action “Beauty and the Beast” […]
The Oscars had its fair share of fails this year—some logistic, some ideological—but none of it captured the ire of viewers more than the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects. Sure, the nominees were impressive, and The Jungle Book was a fine winner. Show More Summary
The 89 th Annual Academy Awards Ceremony took place yesterday where the best movies released in 2016 were honored for their contribution in cinema and filmmaking. Rudyard Kipling’s adaption of ‘The Jungle Book’ won the award for ‘Best Visual Effects’, competing against the likes of Star Wars: Rogue One. Show More Summary
Disney swept the animation and visual effects categories at Sunday’s Academy Awards. The studio’s smash “Zootopia” won for best animated feature; Disney/Pixar’s charming “Piper” won for animated short; and Disney’s CGI/live-action hybrid “The Jungle Book” won for visual effects. Show More Summary
Oscars 2017 live updates: Viola Davis and Mahershala Ali win supporting acting awards Feb. 26, 2017, 7:42 p.m. The Academy Awards honored Mahershala Ali of "Moonlight" and Viola Davis of "Fences" in early acting awards. The ceremony, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, has had gags - Red Vines and Junior Mints...