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Same Characters, Same Story, Brand New Enchantment with Favreau’s “The Jungle Book”

A rejuvenating touch to a Disney classic, Favreau moves us with a darker, yet memorable, telling of the man-cub Mowgli’s adventure. There’s always that unease that comes with adaptations or remakes. Will the same thing work again, or just backfire and be a flop? Not gonna lie, we had these very uncertainties with Disney’s latest adaptation, “The Jungle Book (2016)”. Glad to say, director Jon Favreau made us remember just why we loved the 1967 Disney animated classic to begin with. Orphaned at a young age, Mowgli (played by Neel Sethi) is taken in by Indian wolves and raised as one of…
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