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Mowgli: Legend Of The Jungle, no song and dance : Rudyard Kipling's feral child takes centre stage in Mowgli: Legend Of The Jungle, which has a darker tone than Disney's films

Jan 10, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

Andy Serkis might be a little late to the party with the film Mowgli: Legend Of The Jungle.

It comes out two years after Disney's The Jungle Book (2016), which, like the film Serkis directed, is based on the stories of English writer Rudyard Kipling.

That is as it has always been, Serkis notes.

"Classic pieces of literature always bear retelling," he says of Kipling's Mowgli stories, which were written around the turn of the 20th century.

"Different actors and directo...