Washington, July 29 ANI | 4 months ago

Christopher Walken has joined the live action 'Jungle Book' remake team, it has been revealed.

The 71-year-old actor will provide his voice to the ape monarch character named 'King Louie', CNN reported

Giancarlo Esposito, who portrayed 'Once Upon a Time's' genie-turned-magic-mirror in season one would also join the team and would voice Akela, the leader of the wolf pack that adopts human child Mowgli, played in the film by 10-year-old first-time actor Neel Sethi.

The two newcomers who joined the cast of high-profile voice actors includes Ben Kingsley as noble panther Bagheera, Lupita Nyong'o as mother wolf Raksha, Idris Elba as wicked tiger Shere Khan,and Scarlett Johansson as the hypnotic snake Kaa. Sethi will be the only actor to physically appear onscreen throughout the film.

(Posted on 29-07-2014)

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