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“The Jungle Book” Adds Christopher Walken & Giancarlo Esposito

Posted Monday July 28, 2014 3:05 PM GMT

It’s going to be one of the biggest children’s movies of its time, and “The Jungle Book” just got another boost of star power.

The Walt Disney Pictures project has cast Christopher Walken as King Louie and Giancarlo Esposito as the voice of Akela.

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Scarlett Johansson & Lupita Nyong’o Eyeing Roles Alongside Idris Elba in “The Jungle Book”

Posted Thursday April 24, 2014 9:50 AM GMT

Taking a spin on the beloved animated film, Disney is working on an adaptation of “The Jungle Book” directed by Jon Favreau.

And it appears the studio is eyeing some heavy hitters, as The Hollywood Reporter stated Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong'o are in the middle of negotiations to join confirmed cast member Idris Elba.

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