The Jungle Book 2, what will be the new threat for Mowgli?
The Jungle Book 2 will be the next installment of the third highly grossed movie of 2016. This movie was released worldwide on 15 April, 2016 and in India on 8th April. It was an action, adventure and drama movie.
This movie tells us about the life of animals in Jungle, how they survive, and what are the various difficult situations created by human beings, which animal faces.
This movie was directed by Jon Favreau and producers of this movie are Jon Favreau and Bringham Taylor. Its distributed by Walt Disney and Motion Pictures. Its screenplay was written by Justin Marks and its music is given by John Debney. The story of this movie was taken from the book of Rudyard Kippling.
In this movie Neel Sethi has played the role of Mowgli. This movie was released several languages like, English and Hindi. This movie was released in 15 countries like Australia, Argentina, Malaysia, Russia and India etc. Only in India it was released in 3 languages.
Storyline of The Jungle Book
This movie starts with a boy name Mowgli, who lives in jungle with a family of wolf. All the other animal treats him as one of their own kind. Bagheera a black panther always aware him about the lifestyle and the threats of jungle, which can harm him. During the truce period of jungle, when all animals gathered at a place to drink water that time Mowgli noticed by a tiger, Sher Khan, who threatens Mowgli’s family to kill him.
To save his family from Sher Khan, Mowgli leave his family and runs away from there with his friend Bagheera. In this journey he met with a bear, whose name is Baloo and faces so many challenges during this journey. At last he kills Sher Khan with the help of “Red Flower” (fire).
It was one of the best CG movies and grossed a huge amount of $910.6 million worldwide against the budget of $175 million.
As this movie was release in different languages many of the stars of Hollywood and Bollywood have given their voices in this movie.
Live star cast
- Neel Sethi – Mowgli
- Ritesh Rajan – Mowgli’s father
- Kendrick Reyes – Infant Mowgli
Voice cast English
- Bill Murray – Baloo
- Idris Elba – Sher Khan
- Ben Kingsley – Bagheera
- Lupita Nyong’o – Raksha
- Giancarlo Esposito – Akela
- Scarlett Johansson – Kaa
- Christopher Walken – King Louie and many more
Voice Cast Hindi
- Bugs Bhargava – Louie
- Priyanka Chopra – Kaa
- Om Puri – Bagheera
- Irrfan Khan – Baloo
- Nana Patekar – Sher Khan
- Rajesh Kattar – Akela
- Shefali – Raksha
Ratings of The Jungle Book
If we talk about its ratings, then it is the best fantasy drama movie of 2016, because IMDb gave this movie 7.8 rating out of 10, Rotten Tomatoes gave it 95 % and Metacritic gave it 77 %.
Gossips of The Jungle Book 2
Jon Favreau is happy with the results and success of first movie as a producer “The Jungle Book”. Before this movie he has directed several movies which has thrilled the silver screen like Cowboys and Aliens, Iron Man 2, and Iron Man.
After the success of Jungle Book, he might be looking forward to make the sequel of the this movie, which will enhance his career. Currently he is not working on any project, so we can have the idea that he might be working on The Jungle Book 2.
Neel Sethi the “Mowgli” of Jungle Book, has worked very well in this movie. In a very young age of 13 he had worked for two movies, his first movie was released in 2013 name “Diwali”. That was a short film but his voice modulation in that movie was appreciable. So, he might be a part of “The Jungle Book 2”.
Just like Jungle Book many of the CGI movies is going to be released in this year which can give a good competition to Jungle Book like “The Legend of Tarzan”, which is going to release on 2nd July 2016 and “Pete’s Dragon” which will release on 12th August 2016.
The Jungle Book 2 Release Date
There is not any kind of official announcement regarding the release of this movie. But there is a possibility of releasing this movie till the mid of 2018.
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