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Plot: What's the story about?
Acclaimed actor and director Andy Serkis reinvents Rudyard Kipling’s beloved masterpiece, in which a boy torn between two worlds accepts his destiny and becomes a legend. Mowgli (Rohan Chand) has never truly belonged in either the wilds of the jungle or the civilized world of man. Now he must navigate the inherent dangers of each on a journey to discover where he truly belongs.
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Who stars in Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle: Cast List
Benedict Cumberbatch ... Shere Khan (voice)
"The Electrical Life of Louis Wain" , "Spider-Man: No Way Home"
Christian Bale ... Bagheera (voice)
"Thor: Love and Thunder" , "Untitled David O. Russell Project"
Cate Blanchett ... Kaa (voice)
"Nightmare Alley" , "Don't Look Up"
Jack Reynor ... Brother Wolf (voice)
"Cherry" , "The Delivery Man"
Andy Serkis ... Baloo (voice)
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" , "SAS: Red Notice"
Naomie Harris ... Nisha (voice)
"Venom: Let There Be Carnage" , "No Time to Die"
Who's making Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle: Crew List
A look at the Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Andy Serkis last directed Venom: Let There Be Carnage and Breathe. The film's writer Callie Kloves last wrote Seeker.
Production: What we know about Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle?
- The film will have exclusive limited theatrical engagements starting November 29 in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and London. The film will be released globally on Netflix on December 7 and will have an expanded theatrical release in additional theaters in the U.S. and UK (Netflix, 11/8/18).
- Netflix has acquired the film from Warner Bros. for an undisclosed price and will release the movie next year (Variety, 7/27/18).
- This would be Andy Serkis' feature directorial debut after directing second unit on Peter Jackson's The Hobbit movies.
- Since the Jungle Book stories are in the public domain, Disney and Warner Bros. are developing their own Mowgli adventures.
- February 2018: The film was in Completed status.
- August 2016: The film was in Post-Production status.
- January 2015: The film was in Pre-Production status.
- December 2014: The film was in Production status.
- August 2014: The film was in Pre-Production status.
- March 2014: The film was in Development status.
- May 2012: The film was in Development status.
Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle Release Date: When was the film released?
Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle was released in 2018 on Friday, December 7, 2018 (Netflix release). There were 15 other movies released on the same date, including Mary Queen of Scots, The Appearance and Back Roads.