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Walt Disney Studios has officially released the full trailer for the much-anticipated live-action remake of The Jungle Book. The mystical glimpse shows jungle boy, Mowgli (played by Neel Sethi), scouring through a furitive forest with obvious adventure looming over him. The voice of Scarlett Johanson, playing Kaa the python, whispers to Mowgli to trussssst in her as he treks through unknown territory.
Other known performances in the film include those of Bill Murray as Baloo the brown bear, Ben Kingsley as Bagheera the black panther, Idris Elba as Shere Khan the Bengal tiger, Lupita Nyong’o as Mowgli’s wolf mother and Christopher Walken as King Louie. This will be Walken’s second appearance as a Disney character — he was most recently cast as Peter Pan Live!’s Captain Hook on NBC last year.
The Jungle Book, in theaters April 2016, will be Neel Sethi’s film debut. Watch the entire trailer below!