Lupita Nyong’o Likely to Join Cast of Disney’s Jungle Book

Scarlett Johansson, Lupita Nyong'o in Talks for Disney's 'Jungle Book'

Lupita Nyong'o likely to be cast in Jungle Book adaptation. 

Disney is swinging forward with its adaptation of The Jungle Book, with two actresses in the midst of boarding the project being directed by Jon Favreau.

Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong’o are in the middle of negotiations to join the already cast Idris Elba in what is being envisioned as a live-action/CG hybrid movie. Nyong’o is in final negotiations to play Rakcha, a mother wolf who adopts Mowgli.

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