Netflix has acquired Andy Serkis’ upcoming live-action “Mowgli” from Warner Bros. Movie will be released next year. Andy Serkis directing the movie which will global streaming release next year. Rodeo FX, Framestore & BlackGinger currently working on VFX for the movie.
This deal is counted as one of the biggest acquisitions in streaming service. Warner Bros. had planned to debut the movie on Oct. 19.
The story follows the upbringing of the human child Mowgli, raised by a wolf pack in the jungles of India. As he learns the often harsh rules of the jungle, under the tutelage of a bear named Baloo and a panther named Bagheera, Mowgli becomes accepted by the animals of the jungle as one of their own. All but one: the fearsome tiger Shere Khan. But there may be greater dangers lurking in the jungle, as Mowgli comes face to face with his human origins.
Mowgli Official Trailer
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