Walt Disney Studios Disney’s THE JUNGLE BOOK Adds Walken & Esposito written by Sean Gerber July 28, 2014 Walt Disney Studios has just made two outstanding additions to an already impressive cast for director John Favreau’s THE JUNGLE BOOK. Christopher Walken will voice the ape and monkey monarch King Louie while Giancarlo Esposito provides vocals for wolf pack leader Akela. Check out the full press release below and look for THE JUNGLE BOOK in theaters on October 9, 2015. Disney’s “The Jungle Book” Adds Christopher Walken & Giancarlo Esposito to Cast Two more actors are on board as the voice cast for Disney’s The Jungle Book takes shape. Academy Award winner Christopher Walken will take on the role of King Louie, the ruler of a troop of monkeys and apes, while Giancarlo Esposito (Critics Choice Award winner and Emmy nominee for Breaking Bad) will voice Akela, the leader of the wolf pack. Walken and Esposito join Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley as Bagheera, Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o as Raksha, Golden Globe winner Idris Elba as Shere Khan, and Scarlett Johansson as Kaa. The Jungle Book also marks the debut of newcomer Neel Sethi as Mowgli, who will be the only actor to physically appear on screen. The Jungle Book is a combination of live-action and animation, directed by Jon Favreau from a script by Justin Marks. The film will be released in 3D and arrives in theaters on October 9, 2015. Disney’s THE JUNGLE BOOK Adds Walken & Esposito was last modified: February 21st, 2016 by Sean Gerber Related DisneyThe Jungle Book 1 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Sean Gerber Sean Gerber is the founder and editor-in-chief of Modern Myth Media. When he's not writing here, you can catch him as the host of Popular Opinion Podcast, Batman News, and Marvel News! previous post MMM #204 from SDCC: BATMAN v SUPERMAN v AVENGERS v ULTRON – We Win! next post Marvel & STAR WARS Pair Up For 3 New Series In 2015! You may also like Emma Watson delights in Disney’s ‘Beauty and... January 9, 2017 CINDERELLA Teaser & Poster Unveiled May 15, 2014 See The Official Poster For Disney’s PETE’S... February 19, 2016 The Jungle Book: How Kingsley Connected Kipling... April 6, 2016 Disney Premieres First Clip And New Website... March 23, 2016 Disney Releases First One-Sheet From BEAUTY AND... July 7, 2016 Four New Character Posters From Disney’s TOMORROWLAND April 20, 2015 Disney’s CINDERELLA Crosses $500 Million Worldwide May 6, 2015 Ben Kingsley Is The Voice Of Bagheera... June 25, 2014 Open Forum: CINDERELLA March 12, 2015 Impiii Missleading headline. For a moment there i thought Joe Esposito will do the Soundtrack and was like hell yeah….