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.

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.