All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘The Jungle Book’

Scarlett Johansson Shows Off Voice Skills In New “Jungle Book” Trailer

Scarlett Johansson is no stranger to voice work; she was, after all, the sexiest OS ever created in Spike Jonze’s Her. Her vocal skills helped Spike win an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay, so it’s not surprising that more directors would tap her talents. In the new trailer for The Jungle Book–a mix of animation and live-action directed by Jon …

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The Jungle Book Too Racist To Recreate?

Director Jon Favreau is planning on taking on the challenge of recreating Rudyard Kipling’s original story, and one of Disney’s timeless classics, The Jungle Book. Favreau has already been in talks with some amazing A-list stars for the project including Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave) , Scarlett Johansson (Avengers: Age of Ultron), and Idris Elba (Mandela: Long Walk to …

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Lupita Nyong’o Graces People’s Most Beautiful Cover

“She has African features, she’s dark-skinned with nappy hair. And – she’s beautiful.” It’s been a good year for Lupita Nyong’o. Since 2013, the Kenyan actress and film director has won 24 awards including Best Supporting Actress at the Academy Awards for her role in the drama 12 Years a Slave. Now the 31-year old, who has a contract to …

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