John reunites with Jon Favreau to score Disney’s new adaption of The Jungle Book


John Debney returns to Disney with his original score to Walt Disney Pictures’ film adaptation of the “The Jungle Book.”  The film reunites Debney with Director Jon Faverau.  The composer and director previously collaborated on Elf Iron Man 2 and Zathura.  The new reimagining live-action film, The Jungle Book stars Neel Sethi as Mowgli, Bill Murray as Baloo, Scarlett Johansson as Kaa, Ben Kingsley as Bagheera, Lupita Nyongo as Raska and Christopher Walken as King Louie.  The film is a combination of live-action and animation.  The film tells the classic story of an orphan boy raised in the wild by animals. The Jungle Book will be released on April 15, 2016.