MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Disney has released the first trailer for the live-action remake of “The Jungle Book.”READ MORE: Report: Three Americans Died Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning At Bahamas Resort
A who’s who of celebrities lend their voices to the film including Bill Murray as Baloo, Ben Kingsley as Bagheera, Idris Elba as Shere Khan, Scarlett Johansson as Kaa. The film also features Christopher Walken, Giancarlo Esposito, Lupito Nyong’o and newcomer Neel Sethi as Mowgli.
The film is directed by Jon Favreau who also directed Iron Man.
He relies heavily on CGI technology in this film, so much so, that the only live action element of the film is Mowgli himself.READ MORE: Coral Gables resident says city's automatic license plate recognition cameras are a constitutional violation
“The Jungle Book” arrives in theaters next April.
Disney first released its animated classic film in 1967.
Watch the trailer here:
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