Bill Murray Picked To Play Baloo In Disney’s Live Action “The Jungle Book”

August 2, 2014 • By

Billy Murray The Jungle Book

Actor Bill Murray has just been picked to play the character Baloo in Disney’s live action “The Jungle Book.” We love this casting!

Bill will voice the popular Jungle Book character in the live action/CGI movie. Other actors who are part of the cast include:

Christopher Walken as King Louie
Giancarlo Esposito as Akela
Ben Kingsley as Bagheera
Lupita Nyong’o as Raksha
Idris Elba as Shere Khan
Scarlett Johansson as Kaa
Neel Sethi as Mowgli

The movie, which is being directed by Jon Favreau, will arrive in theaters on October 9, 2015!