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Bill Murray Joins the ‘Jungle Book’ Cast

Bill Murray Joins the ‘Jungle Book’ Cast


Bill Murray has joined the Jungle Book cast as the voice of Baloo the bear!

Jon Favreau’s all-star line up keeps growing with Christopher Walken, Sir Ben Kingsley, Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson, and Idris Elba all having signed on for the live-action/animation project. Newcomer Neel Sethi will play the film’s young hero Mowgli.

The movie, based on Rudyard Kipling’s stories, is set to hit cinemas in October 2015.

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