Scarlett Johansson And Lupita Nyong’o In Talks For Disney’s “The Jungle Book” Movie

April 24, 2014 • By

Scarlett Johansson The Jungle Book

Disney is working on a live-action adaptation of “The Jungle Book” movie. Jon Favreau is in talks to direct the movie, and Idris Elba is slated to play the character Shere Khan.

Other actors in talks for the film include Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong’o.

Lupita Nyongo The Jungle Book

Lupita is in talks to play Rakcha, a mother wolf who adpots Mowgli. Scarlett is in talks to play Kaa, the hypnotizing python.

The live-action/CG Animated movie is scheduled to arrive in theaters on October 9, 2015.