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The Jungle Book: Pictures of the stars with the characters they voice

THE JUNGLE BOOK
Idris Elba with the imposing figure of Shere Khan, whom he voices in Disney’s new The Jungle Book

Disney’s new adaptation of The Jungle Book hits theaters tomorrow — with an all-star cast voicing the story’s famous characters.

The only human with a main role in the movie is Neel Sethi, who plays Mowgli, as the animals all made with incredibly realistic CGI.

As a special treat, Disney put together photos of the actual voice actors with the animated beasts that they play.

Idris Elba is pictured next to the imposing and battle-scarred tiger Shere Khan, while Sir Ben Kingsley is dwarfed by the CGI version of black panther Bagheera whom he lends his voice to.

Scarlett Johansson leans back against the scaled body of Kaa the snake, while Lupita Nyong’o rests her face against that of Raksha, the female wolf that adopts Mowgli into her pack.

Giancarlo Esposito stands next to pack leader Akela, while one of the most jaw-dropping images is of Christopher Walken sitting in front of his character, the gigantopithecus King Louie.

Now time for the movie itself!

THE JUNGLE BOOK - Sir Ben Kingsley with Bagheera

THE JUNGLE BOOK - Scarlett Johansson with Kaa

THE JUNGLE BOOK - Christopher Walken with King Louie

THE JUNGLE BOOK - Giancarlo Esposito with Akela

THE JUNGLE BOOK - Lupita Nyong'o with Raksha

All pictures copyright Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.


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