MOWGLI

 

MOWGLI: The remake of a classic.

German release date: 25. October 2018


"Mowgli", the new 3-D version of Rudyard Kipling's "Jungle Book", combines motion-capture-images with real-life imagery. An impressive star cast and film director Andy Serkis bring the Jungle Book to life.

 
 
 
 

The story revolves around little boy Mowgli who is raised by wolves in the Indian jungle. Bear Baloo and Panther Bagheera take care of the boy whilst he learns to understand the merciless rules of the jungle.

The main non-human characters are spoken by Academy Award winner Christian Bale (‘’The Fighter’’, the ‘’Dark Knight’’ trilogy) as sly panther Bagheera, Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett (‘’Blue Jasmine’’, ‘’Aviator’’) as cunning snake Kaa, Oscar-nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (‘’The Imitation Game’’, ‘’Avengers: Infinity War’’) as fearsome tiger Shere Khan, Oscar-nominee Naomie Harris (‘’Moonlight’’, ‘’James Bond 007: Skyfall’’) as wolve Nisha, who adopts Mowgli and raises him as one of her own and Andy Serkis (‘’Planet of the Apes’’ trilogy) as wise bear Baloo.

Human characters include Matthew Rhys (‘’The Post’’) as Lockwood, Freida Pinto (‘’Knight of Cups’’) as Messua and little Rohan Chand (‘’The Hundred-Foot Journey’’, ‘’Bad Words’’) as Mowgli, who is raised by wolves.