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Mo Money, Mo-Cap And Mo MOWGLI - Movies In Focus
You won’t be getting ‘The Bare Necessities’ with Andy Serki’s new telling of The Jungle Book, Mowgli. Will this score at the box office, or will audiences stay away in droves after shelling out $966 million globally to watch Jon Favreau’s Disney version just two years ago? You tell me. The trailer: Behind-the-scenes with Andy Serkis: Motion capture and live action are blended for “Mowgli,” a new, big-screen, 3D adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic The Jungle Book. The film features an impressive roster of stars under the direction of Andy Serkis. The story follows the upbringing of the human child Mowgli, raised by a wolf pack in the jungles of India. As he learns the often harsh rules of the jungle, under the tutelage of a bear named Baloo and a panther named Bagheera, Mowgli becomes accepted by the animals of the jungle as one of their own. All but one: the fearsome tiger Shere Khan. But there may be greater dangers lurking in the jungle, as Mowgli comes face to face with his human origins. The actors performing the roles of the story’s central animal characters are: Oscar winner Christian Bale (“The Fighter,” the “Dark Knight” Trilogy) as the [...]