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 New MALEFICENT Poster March 10, 2014 Disney’s CINDERELLA Crosses $500 Million Worldwide May 6, 2015 Disney Releases Teaser Trailer For PETE’S DRAGON February 21, 2016 MILLION DOLLAR ARM Review May 15, 2014 PETE’S DRAGON Director Unafraid To Give Audiences... August 11, 2016 Disney’s THE JUNGLE BOOK Stuns With First... September 15, 2015 Disney releases motion and character posters from... January 26, 2017 Disney Releases Character Posters From CINDERELLA December 3, 2014 McFarland, USA review February 20, 2015 Disney Releases A Spectacular Set Of Cast... March 21, 2016 Impiii Missleading headline. For a moment there i thought Joe Esposito will do the Soundtrack and was like hell yeah….