The first teaser trailer for 'Mowgli' has been released. The live action, 3D adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic The Jungle Book will hit Irish cinemas on October 19th.
The actors performing the roles of the story’s central animal characters are: Oscar winner Christian Bale as the cunning panther, Bagheera; Oscar winner Cate Blanchett as the sinister snake, Kaa; Oscar nominee Benedict Cumberbatch as the fearsome tiger, Shere Khan; Oscar nominee Naomie Harris as Nisha, the female wolf, who adopts the baby Mowgli as one of her cubs, Jack Reynor, as Mowgli’s brother Wolf; and Andy Serkis as the wise bear, Baloo.
On the human side, Matthew Rhys is Lockwood; Freida Pinto is Messua; and young actor Rohan Chand will play Mowgli, the boy raised by wolves.
We've also been given a special sneak-peek of Mowgli: behind the scenes with Andy Serkis.