Date: 12th April 2016
Disney is developing a sequel to “The Jungle Book,” which opens Friday in the U.S.
The studio is talks with director Jon Favreau and screenwriter Justin Marks to return for “Jungle Book 2.” Disney’s also negotiating with Favreau and Brigham Taylor to return as producers.
The live-action-cg hybrid is expected to dominate the domestic market this weekend. Critics have embraced the movie with some of the best reviews of the year for a studio production.
“The Jungle Book” grossed $28.9 million during the past weekend in a number of Asian and Latin American territories, including $7.6 million from India, the second highest industry opening for an American release. It also grossed $6.2 million in Russia, $2.6 million in Australia.
Source: Press Release