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Lupita Nyong'o & Scarlett Johansson In Talks for Disney's 'Jungle Book'!

Lupita Nyong'o & Scarlett Johansson In Talks for Disney's 'Jungle Book'!

Lupita Nyong’o and Scarlett Johansson are in talks to join the cast of the upcoming live-action/CGI hybrid movie The Jungle Book, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The ladies are in middle of negotiations and would join the already cast Idris Elba, who will voice the role of the man-eating tiger Shere Khan.

Lupita‘s role would by Rakcha, the mother wolf who adopts Mowgli, while Scarlett would voice the character Kaa, a python who eats other animals by hypnotizing them.

Jon Favreau is set to direct the movie and the role of Mowgli has yet to be cast.

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