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Benedict Cumberbatch is Shere Khan in "The Jungle Book" Film

Posted: August 20th, 2014 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
Benedict Cumberbatch is Shere Khan in "The Jungle Book" FilmSubmit Comment
Disney is currently working on "The Jungle Book" movie, which is directed by Jon Favreau and is set to hit theaters on October 9th, 2015. Meanwhile, Warner Bros is developing its own "The Junge Book" film, which is directed by Andy Serkin, the man behind the motions of Caesar in "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes."

Now comes word that Serkis has cast Benedict Cumberbatch (Star Trek Into Darkness) to voice the tiger Shere Khan. Favreau's version has Idris Elva voicing Shere Khan.

Serkis' film is set to hit theaters on October 21st, 2016, a full year after Favreau's.

Source: THR


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Minkοwski writes:
on August 20th, 2014 at 6:57:19 AM

Both have great voices but my money is on the Favreau version since he has a proven record and Disney's done The Jungle Book thing a few times before IIRC. Plus they have the money and tech to throw everything at it without sweating. Not really sure c*mberbatch has the right baritone voice either.
BJsforeveryone writes:
on August 20th, 2014 at 7:04:36 AM

Just like Andy Serkis is the face for cgi, it seems like Benedict is now the guy to call, when You need a special voiceover !!!
WallyDee writes:
on August 20th, 2014 at 10:20:15 AM

Idris Elva or Elba?
BREALZ writes:
on August 20th, 2014 at 11:00:30 AM

Khan is my name.....ugh...Again!
Max Rockatansky Junior writes:
on August 20th, 2014 at 7:54:18 PM

Jungle Book II: The Wrath of Khan ...

"KHHHHHHHHAAAAAAAAANNNNNNNN"!!!!!!


Well, c*mberbitch got one f*cked up version of Khan, might as well get the other.

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