Feats Of Technical Magic Bring Disney's New 'Jungle Book' To Life A new version of the classic Disney animated movie features a live-action Mowgli and digitally created animals. It's feat of animation and technical magic — the new smoke and mirrors of Hollywood.
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Feats Of Technical Magic Bring Disney's New 'Jungle Book' To Life

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Feats Of Technical Magic Bring Disney's New 'Jungle Book' To Life

Feats Of Technical Magic Bring Disney's New 'Jungle Book' To Life

Feats Of Technical Magic Bring Disney's New 'Jungle Book' To Life

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A new version of a classic Disney animated movie, The Jungle Book, opens Friday. It features a live-action Mowgli and digitally created animals. The new movie is a feat of animation and technical magic — the new smoke and mirrors of Hollywood. Combining multiple animating techniques into a seamless, life-like experience in the jungle, director Jon Favreau called on some of the industry's biggest talents to bring Rudyard Kipling's animals to life.