Actors Christopher Walken and Giancarlo Esposito have just joined the cast of Disney’s live-action “The Jungle Book” movie. Christopher will voice King Louie, ruler of the apes, while Giancarlo will voice Akela, leader of the wolf pack.
Other stars voicing characters in the movie include:
Ben Kingsley as Bagheera
Lupita Nyong’o as Raksha
Idris Elba as Shere Khan
Scarlett Johansson as Kaa
The only live-action role will be played by Neel Sethi as Mowgli.
The movie, being directed by Jon Favreau, will arrive in theaters in 3D on October 9, 2015!