Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett join `The Jungle Book`

Actors Christian Bale and Cate Blanchett have joined Benedict Cumberbatch to star in Warner Bros` `Jungle Book: Origins`.

Indian-American boy to play Mowgli in `Jungle Book`

Disney has found its Mowgli in 10-year-old Indian-American Neel Sethi for its live-action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling`s classic tale about a boy who is raised by animals in `The Jungle Book` .

Jon Favreau in talks to direct `The Jungle Book` adaptation

Mowgli and his friends are headed for a big screen adventure with Disney negotiating a deal with director Jon Favreau to adapt Rudyard Kipling`s India-set story.