Ben Kingsley Joins The Jungle Book Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 06.25.2014
He'll voice Bagheera...
Ben Kingsley is set to get pantherized in Disney's live-action Jungle Book. Disney has announced that Kingsley will voice Bagheera in the film, which will be directed by Jon Favreau from a script by Justin Marks. The film will be a live-action/animation hybrid and releases on October 9th, 2015.
Kingsley joins Idris Elba (Shere Khan), Scarlett Johansson (Kaa) and Lupita Nyong'o will voice (Rakcha) among the voice cast.