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The Jungle Book (2016)

Thursday 14th July 2016

Critically acclaimed, Jon Favreau's stunning live-action reimagining of Walt Disney's animated classic, The Jungle Book will be available on DVD, Blu-ray and 3D Blu-ray on 23rd August 2016 from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.
Scarlett Johansson, Christopher Walken, Lupita Nyong'o, Idris Elba, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley
Jon Favreau
Jon Favreau
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
1 hour 46 minutes
22/08/2016
April 21 2018 18:01:02
187

Audiences were mesmerised by Disney's live-action epic adventure The Jungle Book, which has earned more than $911 million at the global box office to date. Critically acclaimed, Jon Favreau's stunning live-action reimagining of Walt Disney's animated classic, will be available on DVD, Blu-ray and 3D Blu-ray from 23rd August 2016 from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.

Venture behind the scenes with in-depth bonus features that reveal the innovative filmmaking technology used to create the richly immersive jungle world and characters; Follow the journey of the film's only on-screen actor, charismatic newcomer Neel Sethi (Mowgli); Delve into a candid and humorous scene-by-scene audio commentary with director Jon Favreau and meet the all-star voice cast who help bring the film's colorful characters to life, as well as the musicians who accent the adventure with a majestic music score.

The all-star cast includes Bill Murray (Lost in Translation) as the voice of Baloo, Ben Kingsley (Learning to Drive, The Walk) as Bagheera and Lupita Nyong'o (12 Years a Slave, Star Wars: The Force Awakens) as the voice of mother wolf Raksha. Scarlett Johansson (Avengers: Age of Ultron) gives life to Kaa, Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad) provides the voice of alpha-male wolf Akela, Idris Elba (Beast of No Nation) roars as the voice of Shere Khan, and Christopher Walken (The Deer Hunter) lends his iconic voice to King Louie.

Directed by Jon Favreau (Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Chef) and produced by Favreau and Brigham Taylor (executive producer of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Tomorrowland), The Jungle Book is a live-action epic adventure based on Rudyard Kipling's timeless stories, inspired by Disney's classic 1967 animated film and centered on Mowgli (Neel Sethi), a man-cub who's been raised by a family of wolves. But Mowgli finds he is no longer welcome in the jungle when fearsome tiger Shere Khan (voice of Idris Elba), who bears the scars of Man, promises to eliminate what he sees as a threat.

The film's musical score, composed by Emmy® winner and Oscar, BAFTA and Annie Award-nominee John Debney (Elf, Iron Man 2), features a classic orchestral sound accented by ethnic instruments and pays homage to the original film by highlighting snippets of the classic songs we all know and love.

  • King Louie's Temple: Layer by Layer - So, exactly how do you create a musical number featuring one man-cub, a massive, legendary ape and an army of wild and wily monkeys in the Seeonee jungle? Viewers are granted rare and unique access to the development of the I Wan'na Be Like You sequence in which King Louie attempts to coerce Mowgli into giving up Man's deadly red flower (fire). A fast-moving musical progression reel showcases storyboards, animatics, Christopher Walken's recording session and visual effects layers, which ultimately merge to form one of the film's most memorable scenes.
  • The Jungle Book Reimagined - Favreau sits down with producer Brigham Taylor and visual effects supervisor Robert Legato to discuss The Jungle Book and reflect on the years they devoted to the reimagining of this timeless tale. Discover how Rudyard Kipling's original stories and the classic animated film influenced their unique approach, witness the technical wizardry that enabled the team to create a believable and thrilling movie-going experience, and learn how they borrowed a page from Walt Disney's innovation playbook to make it all happen. Lastly, meet the all-star voice cast who help bring the film's colorful characters to life, as well as the musicians who accent the adventure with a majestic music score
  • I Am Mowgli - Follow the extraordinary journey of 12-year-old Neel Sethi, who was selected from thousands of hopefuls worldwide to play Mowgli alongside some of today's biggest movie stars. Get a glimpse of Neel's life before Hollywood came calling, check out his audition that sealed the deal, and see how a close-working relationship with Favreau brought out his best. Plus, Neel shares how filming The Jungle Book was one wild ride, from working alongside imaginary animals to performing some super-fun stunts
  • King Louie's Temple: Layer by Layer - So, exactly how do you create a musical number featuring one man-cub, a massive, legendary ape and an army of wild and wily monkeys in the Seeonee jungle? Viewers are granted rare and unique access to the development of the I Wan'na Be Like You sequence in which King Louie attempts to coerce Mowgli into giving up Man's deadly "red flower" (fire). A fast-moving musical progression reel showcases storyboards, animatics, Christopher Walken's recording session and visual effects layers, which ultimately merge to form one of the film's most memorable scenes
  • Audio Commentary - Favreau delivers his scene-by-scene perspective on the live-action adventure The Jungle Book with all the candor and humour you'd expect from this multi-talented actor-writer-director-producer.
  • None or TBC

Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.

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