Date: 4th August 2014

Bill Murray will voice Baloo in Disney’s The Jungle Book.

Disney has confirmed that Bill Murray will supply the voice of all-singing, all-dancing bear, Baloo in its forthcoming remake of The Jungle Book.

Murray joins an all-star cast of vocal talent that includes Idris Elba as Shere Khan, Christopher Walken as King Louis, Ben Kingsley as Bagheera and Scralett Johansson as Kaa.

10-year-old newcomer Neel Sethi will star as Mowgli, the boy whom the story centers on.

The film hits theaters Oct. 9, 2015.

A separate live-action adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling novel is being made at Warner Bros. with Andy Serkis directing.

Source: Press Release