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

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.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 10, 2019, with the headline 'No song and dance in this jungle'. Print Edition | Subscribe