Top Stories

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.

WHAT DO YOU THINK of Lupita Nyong’o and Scarlett Johansson joining The Jungle Book?

Like Just Jared on Facebook
Photos: Getty, WENN
Posted to: Idris Elba, Jungle Book, Lupita Nyong'o, Scarlett Johansson

JJ Links Around The Web

Getty
  • Heidi Montag's dad Bill arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a teenage girl- US Weekly
  • Steve Madden forgives Iggy Azalea after her Twitter rant- TMZ
  • Stacey Dash says rape victims Are "bad girls" who "like to be naughty" - Gossip Cop
  • Ezra Miller was in "shock and disbelief" after The Flash movie casting- Just Jared Jr
  • Suspect found in Fox executive Gavin Smith's murder case- Radar
  • Jason Schwartzman is happy to talk about his prosthetic penis - Huffington Post
  • Julia Roberts got bangs- Lainey Gossip
  • CBS orders second medical drama pilot this season- The Hollywood Reporter
A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here