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Bill Murray joins Jungle Book

Bill Murray joins Jungle Book

Aug 4 2014, 5:40am CDT | by

Bill Murray will voice Baloo the bear in Jon Favreau's forthcoming adaptation of 'The Jungle Book'.

Bill Murray will voice Baloo the bear in 'The Jungle Book'. The 'Groundhog Day' actor has joined the cast of Jon Favreau's forthcoming live-action/CGI blend of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale...

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Bill Murray joins Jungle Book

Aug 4 2014, 5:40am CDT | by

Bill Murray will voice Baloo the bear in Jon Favreau's forthcoming adaptation of 'The Jungle Book'.

Bill Murray will voice Baloo the bear in 'The Jungle Book'.
The 'Groundhog Day' actor has joined the cast of Jon Favreau's forthcoming live-action/CGI blend of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale alongside a star-studded voice cast which also includes Idris Elba, Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong'o.
Elba will voice Shere Khan the tiger, while Johansson is the hypnotic snake Kaa and Nyong'o is Raksha.
Additionally, Sir Ben Kingsley is also part of the project voicing Bagheera the panther and Christopher Walken has signed up to portray ape King Louie.
Relative newcomer Neel Sethi is on board as Mowgli, the human orphan adopted by the animals in the jungle, most notably Bagheera and Baloo.
Justin Marks has updated the story for Disney, and the movie has a release date set for October 9, 2015.
And Favreau isn't the only filmmaker working on a 'Jungle Book' tale.
'Lord of the Rings' star Andy Serkis has been attached to make an adaptation for Warner Bros. for some time and his project now has a title and release date.
'Jungle Book: Origins' will shoot next year and be released on October 21, 2016.




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Page 2: BTTF, Star Wars, Pixar, Ghostbusters, Walking Dead, Disneyland, Gone Girl, Indiana Jones, Bill Murray, Star Trek, Predator

Oct 30 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: slash film

Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 36 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. It’s like a mystery grab bag of movie web related goodness. Header Photo: We Don’t Need Roads t-shirt 18 Things We Learned From the ‘Frankenhooker’ Commentary Definitive Proof That Nostradamus Predicted Star Wars THIS FRIDAY, Gallery1988 w ...
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3 days ago

Ouija Scares Victory Over John Wick: Weekend Box Office Report

Oct 27 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Despite some sub-par reviews, including our Ouija review, the horror flick based on the board game came in first place at the weekend box office with a $20 million debut. With Halloween next Friday, this should hardly be a surprise as it was the only new horror flick to open wide. The Keanu Reeves action flick John Wick also did pretty darn well, coming in second with $14.2 million, Reeves biggest debut in eight years (since The Day the Earth Stood Still). Hopeful the flick will continu ...
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4 days ago

Ouija scares up $20m at US box office from $5m budget

Oct 27 2014 3:57am CDT | Source: the guardian

Lo-fi adaptation of Hasbro board game takes No 1 spot, while Keanu Reeves vehicle John Wick a surprise No 2 and Bill Murray comedy St Vincent debuts at N ...
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4 days ago

Decent Debuts from 'Ouija,' 'Wick' This Weekend

Oct 26 2014 2:35pm CDT | Source: Box Office Mojo

Over the last full weekend in October, low-budget supernatural horror movie Ouija led the box office with an estimated $20 million.John Wick wound up in second place, while Bill Murray's St. Vincent did well in its nationwide expansion.The top 12 earned an estimated $102.7 million this weekend, which is up eight percent from last year. This caps off a very strong month at the box office: October 2014 is al ...
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4 days ago

SR Geek Picks: Marvel’s Awesome Civil War, ‘Star Wars’ Death Scenes & More

Oct 26 2014 12:52pm CDT | Source: screen rant

'Star Wars' OT Death Scenes; the best of Bill Murray; awkward real-life Disney Princess; Why Marvel's Civil War movie will be awe ...
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5 days ago

Friday Report: 'Ouija' Haunts Top Spot with $8.3 Million

Oct 25 2014 11:05am CDT | Source: http://www.boxofficemojo.com/data/rss.php?file=topstories.xml

On a somewhat quiet Friday at the box office, supernatural horror flick Ouija took first place ahead of Keanu Reeves action movie John Wick.Meanwhile, Bill Murray's St. Vincent did decent business in its nationwide expansion.Opening at 2,858 theaters, Ouija earned an estimated $8.3 million on Friday. That's a far cry from Annabelle's $15.5 million, but is above recent October horror movies Sinister ($7.4 million) and Carrie ($6.5 million). If Ouija holds like those three ...
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5 days ago

Friday Box Office: OUIJA Conjures Easy Win; JOHN WICK Strong in Second

Oct 25 2014 10:50am CDT | Source: Collider

After four adult-skewing frames in a row, teen audiences will regain control of the box office with Ouija this weekend.  The PG-13 horror movie starring Hasbro’s venerable “board game,” earned $8.3 million from 2,858 locations on Friday despite receiving some of the worst reviews of the year.  Ouija is not going to break out like R-rated Annabelle did a few weeks back, but the Universal release should have no trouble summoning over ...
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5 days ago

‘Ouija’ Scares Up Box Office Win Ahead of Keanu Reeves’ ‘John Wick’

Oct 25 2014 9:43am CDT | Source: variety

The supernatural thriller “Ouija” has summoned a box office win, ahead of Keanu actioner “John Wick.” Universal’s séance pic scared up $8.3 million in the U.S. on Friday and has a weekend win its future as it heads toward a $20 million opening. “John Wick” isn’t too far behind with $15 million, while Bill Mur ...
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6 days ago

Weekend Movie Preview: October 24, 2014

Oct 24 2014 2:36pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

The weekend movie preview the weekend before Halloween should probably be all about the scares. We do have a horror film to cover -- Ouija -- but the headline here is Keanu Reeves rocking as John Wick.  Bill Murray also rocks this week as the title character in St. Vincent.  Let's break it down... John Wick: Reeves plays a "retired" hit man who after losing his wife, and a few other things that leave him with nothing -- he launches on a full on effort to get re ...
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6 days ago

Netflix France to Debut ‘St. Vincent’ Starring Bill Murray Day-and-Date with U.S. Theatrical Release

Oct 24 2014 11:12am CDT | Source: Variety

Netflix, pushing theatrical windows worldwide, has inked a pact with The Weinstein Co. to stream comedy “St. Vincent” starring Bill Murray in France on Oct. 24 — the same day the film hits wide theatrical release in the U.S. In addition, under the TWC deal, Netflix France subscribers will have ...
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