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 New Trailer And Images From Disney’s INTO... July 31, 2014 Open Forum: TOMORROWLAND May 21, 2015 Review: Movie Magic Has Evolved In Disney’s... April 5, 2016 Emma Watson To Star In Disney’s BEAUTY... January 26, 2015 Disney Releases New INTO THE WOODS One-Sheet September 16, 2014 Emma Watson delights in Disney’s ‘Beauty and... January 9, 2017 Disney Releases Teaser Trailer For PETE’S DRAGON February 21, 2016 Disney Releases BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Teaser May 23, 2016 Disney Releases First PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN:... February 17, 2015 Impiii Missleading headline. For a moment there i thought Joe Esposito will do the Soundtrack and was like hell yeah….