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Jungle Book: Origins Pushed Back to 2017

Warner has just pushed back the release date for Andy Serkis’ Jungle Book: Origins nearly a year after the original schedule. The film is now scheduled for theatrical release on October 6, 2017. The interesting thing about the delay is that it means Disney’s own Jungle Book adaptation, which is a CG/live-action take from Jon Favreau, will get first dibs on moviegoers’ eyes, as it will arrive some two years before Warners’

Disney Planning a Live Action Jungle Book Remake

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The Hollywood Reporter has recently revealed that Disney is planning to go back to its vault and bring out one of their treasured classics, the adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, and give it a live action treatment.

According to their source, the House of Mouse is still in the process of looking for a director to head up the project, and that it will be a different kind of project from the one attempted by Stephen Sommers, which failed to have as much impact as the animated version.

DQ Entertainment’s Jungle Book Lands New Deals

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Entertainment producer/distributor DQ Entertainment has recently announced a new batch of licensing and merchandising partners for their CG reimagining of the classic Rudyard Kipling yarn The Jungle Book. The most high-profile deals were signed by DQE’s partner in North America, Australia and South Africa, SMC Entertainment Group, in collaboration home video distribution licensee Phase4 Films, which has launched Jungle Book DVDs in Wal-mart stores across the U.S. with a Canadian launch coming soon.

Nestle to Celebrate Easter 2013 with Jungle Book Chocolate Eggs

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Nestle Group has recently acquired the license to Planeta Junior Italy’s hit series Jungle Book in order to produce official Jungle Book Easter 2013 chocolate eggs (150 gr.) The Easter Eggs are part of a larger merchandising and licensing campaign for the series, which will include other products such as apparel, print, and other merchandise due to arrive this year in Italy, Greece, and Cyprus.

DQE Gets New Master Toy Partner for The Jungle Book

DQE Gets New Master Toy Partner for The Jungle Book

DQ Entertainment International has just appointed toy company Sun-Mate Corporation as the master global toy partner for their new CGI-animated TV series The Jungle Book. Under the partnership, Sun-Mate will be creating a wide variety of toys based on the series.

The Sun-Mate toys will consist of play sets, figurines, plush, electronic toys, walkie-talkies, role play, and outdoor adventure sets all slated for launch at the 2013 Hong Kong Toy Fair, New York Toy Fair, Nuremberg Toy Fair and the Australian Toy Fair.

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