Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle is a 2018 adventure drama film directed by Andy Serkis.

Official trailers

Netflix on Wednesday, November 07, 2018 released the trailer:
Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle | Official Trailer | Netflix.

Story intro

In the jungle, Kaa, an Indian python seer, watches as Shere Khan, a violent crippled Bengal tiger, breaks jungle-law by hunting down and killing a family of humans for sport, with only a surviving child escaping. Bagheera, a panther drawn to the scene, finds and rescues the man-cub known as Mowgli, and takes him to a family of Indian wolves, where he is adopted by Nisha and Vihaan. However, Tabaqui, Shere Khan's hyena lackey, finds the boy before he is chased off. They take the infant Mowgli before the wolf council and Akela, the chief and leader of the pack, to decide his destiny with Bagheera buying his life with a kill and a Himalayan brown bear named Baloo strong-armed into agreeing. Shere Khan arrives to kill Mowgli, but Akela stops him, saying the boy is now safe while he is under the protection of the pack and allows Shere Khan to leave. Before leaving, Shere Khan vows he will return when Akela misses his prey. For many years after, Mowgli lives as a new member amongst the wolf pack. One day, as Mowgli goes swimming alone, he suddenly encounters Shere Khan. He manages to escape the tiger, but then falls into a pit. He is saved by Hathi, an Indian elephant so old he has moss growing on his skin and missing half a tusk. Bagheera eventually finds Mowgli and takes him home. Although Bagheera reveals to Mowgli that he is a human and he will be safe if he goes to the Man-Village, Mowgli declares that he wishes to stay as a wolf. He further declares that he will only go if he fails the pack's trial, which would determine if he can become a full member of the pack.

Cast

Christian Bale
Bagheera, a black panther
Cate Blanchett
Kaa, a gargantuan female Indian Python
Benedict Cumberbatch
Shere Khan, a violent, sadistic, and ruthless Bengal tiger with a crippled front leg
Andy Serkis
Baloo, an Himalayan brown bear
Matthew Rhys
John Lockwood, a colonial hunter
Naomie Harris
Nisha, an Indian wolf
Rohan Chand
Mowgli, a feral boy
Freida Pinto
Messua, a woman
Peter Mullan
Akela, an Indian wolf
Tom Hollander
Tabaqui, a deranged striped hyena
Eddie Marsan
Vihaan, an Indian wolf
Jack Reynor
Brother Wolf (voice)
Louis Ashbourne Serkis
Bhoot, an albino Indian wolf cub in Akela's pack and Mowgli's friend
Keveshan Pillay
Herding Boy
Moonsamy Narasigadu
Village Man
Soobrie Govender
Village Man
Gopal Singh
Village Man
Kista Munsami
Village Man
Mahomed Araf Cassim
Village Man
Riaz Mansoor
Village Man
Roshan Jayesh Patel
Village Boy
T'khai Phillips
Village Boy
Sachin Soni
Village Boy
Hridhay Somera
Village Boy
Ethaniel Jaden Moonsamy
Village Boy
Gareth Ryan Benjamin
Village Boy
Nirvayesh Chakravorty Thanendra
Mowgli Baby
Adiyan Ahmed Choudhury
Mowgli Baby
Amara Motala
Young Girl
Diyara Prakash
Teenage Twin
Diyajal Prakash
Teenage Twin
John Benfield
Wolf Elder (voice)
Patrick Godfrey
Wolf Elder (voice)
Lorna Brown
Wolf Elder (voice)
Jayden Fowora-Knight
Wolf Sibling (voice)
Georgie Farmer
Wolf Sibling (voice)
Kassius Carey-Johnson
Wolf Sibling (voice)

About

Principal photography began on 9 March 2015.

The film Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle was scheduled to be released on November 25, 2018 (Mumbai) and on November 29, 2018 (United Kingdom and United States) by Netflix, Warner Bros. Digital Distribution and Warner Bros. Pictures.

The duration of the film is 104 minutes.

The film had received a "PG-13" rating.

Rating

Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle got average rating from critics. But the audience likes the film.

External links

Official website: netflix.com/title/80993105

IMDB: Mowgli

Wikipedia: Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle

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