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Articles Tagged 'The Jungle Book'

‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ (Photo: Warner Bros)

10 Movies to Watch Out for in 2016

In order to find some less celebrated examples of the best forthcoming cinematic delights of the new year, we’ve left out some hugely anticipated movies such as Fifty Shades of Black, I Saw The Light, Zoolander 2, Star Trek Beyond, Bridget Jones’s Baby and Doctor Strange, principally because there is no chance of anyone missing […]

Benedict Cumberbatch and Idris Elba

Idris and Benedict: Khan vs. Khan

Some days can pass by without a solitary mention or thought of the word ‘Khan,’ whether Kublai, Genghis or otherwise. But that’s not today, oh no. Today we’ll be talking about two versions of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, both made using live-action techniques but by rival studios, and both using very familiar British actors […]

Idris Elba and a Tiger (PA Images)

Idris Elba Is The New Shere Khan

So, if you were casting voices for a live-action version of The Jungle Book—based on the original stories by Rudyard Kipling, not necessarily the all-singing and essentially unimprovable Disney cartoon version—who would YOU get to play Shere Khan? It would have to be someone with a cat’s sense of cruel indifference and half-interested malice—a Brit, […]