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The Jungle Book 2 in the works at Disney

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Jon Favreau is set to return to direct another Jungle Book movie for Disney...

Disney’s new (relatively) live action take on The Jungle Book lands in cinemas this weekend, with director Jon Favreau steering the ship. But with welcome early reviews and signs of strong box office, it sounds like Disney isn’t wasting much time getting a follow-up together.

The Jungle Book 2 in the works at Disney © Den of Geek The Jungle Book 2 in the works at Disney It’s reportedly in talks with Favreau about returning to direct The Jungle Book 2 – or whatever it’d end up being called – with screenwriter Justin Marks also in negotiations. The many Rudyard Kipling stories available certainly give no shortage of directions a sequel could go.

There’s no word yet on scheduling, but Disney clearly has a lot of confidence in this one. We’ll keep you posted as we hear more…


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