the jungle book vfx

During /Film’s interview with screenwriter Justin Marks, creator of Starz’s new series Counterpart, we asked about his screenplay for the developing live-action Jungle Book sequel.

The Jungle Book 2 was announced back in April of 2016, but we haven’t heard much on development since then. Jon Favreau is busy directing a new version of The Lion King in a way similar to how he made The Jungle Book, so it’s tough to say when we might see the sequel. Thankfully, Marks offered some details as to what we might see from the sequel. Read More »

The Jungle Book trailer

It seems like every week we hear of yet another live-action remake of an animated fairy tale in the works at Disney, and there’s a good reason for that: these movies are doing really, really well for the studio. Alice in WonderlandMaleficent, and Cinderella have all been giant smash hits. And The Jungle Book is already off to a strong start overseas, ahead of its domestic debut this weekend.

And, well, you can guess what that means. Disney is reportedly getting the ball rolling on a Jungle Book sequel, days before the film even opens in the U.S. The studio is looking to bring back director Jon Favreau and screenwriter Justin Marks, because why fix what isn’t broken?  Read More »