The first trailer for Disney’s live-action remake of The Jungle Book will debut Monday on Access Hollywood, the Mouse House announced Saturday. But, fortuntately, you don’t have to wait until then to see footage from the film.
Disney released a six-second teaser video to whet our palettes ahead of the trailer’s release. “Your firsssst look is coming Monday on Access Hollywood Live,” reads the film’s social media platforms, referencing the sinister snake Kaa.
Watch the teaser below.
Directed by Jon Favreau, The Jungle Book brings its characters to life through motion capture. Neel Sethi voices Mowgli, Ben Kingsley voices the panther Bagheera, Bill Murray voices the bear Baloo, Scarlett Johansson voices Kaa, Idris Elba voices the tiger Shere Khan, Christopher Walken voices the monkey King Louie, and Giancarlo Esposito and Lupita Nyong’o voice wolves Akela and Raksha.
Select members of the cast came out for Disney’s D23 Expo to promote the film. Sean Bailey, President of Production at Walt Disney Studios, said, “We strive to both honor what’s come before while saying something new. And with this title, the bar is very, very high.”
The Jungle Book will arrive in theaters on Apr. 15, 2016.
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