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Hollywood Friday: 'The Jungle Book' or Jake Gyllenhaal starrer 'Demolition', what's your pick this week?

Movies | News18.com | April 7, 2016, 4:12 pm
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'The Jungle Book' is a written by Justin Marks, and is based on Rudyard Kipling's eponymous collective work of the same name.

'The Jungle Book' is a written by Justin Marks, and is based on Rudyard Kipling's eponymous collective work of the same name.

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The film stars and introduces Neel Sethi as Mowgli and features the voices of Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong'o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito and Christopher Walken.

The film stars and introduces Neel Sethi as Mowgli and features the voices of Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong'o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito and Christopher Walken.

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While the film is a live-action adaptation of The Jungle Book (1967), the filmmakers decided to include elements from the Rudyard Kipling novel to make the film more adventurous and dangerous.

While the film is a live-action adaptation of The Jungle Book (1967), the filmmakers decided to include elements from the Rudyard Kipling novel to make the film more adventurous and dangerous.

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The film is releasing in India on April 8, a week ahead of its U.S. debut, to pay tribute to the Indian environment of the film/novel.

The film is releasing in India on April 8, a week ahead of its U.S. debut, to pay tribute to the Indian environment of the film/novel.

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Another release of the week is 'Demolition', a comedy-drama film directed by Jean-Marc Vallée.

Another release of the week is 'Demolition', a comedy-drama film directed by Jean-Marc Vallée.

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The film stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts, and Chris Cooper

The film stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts, and Chris Cooper

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 The film was selected to open the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.

The film was selected to open the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.

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The screenplay for this film was featured in the 2007 Blacklist; a list of the

The screenplay for this film was featured in the 2007 Blacklist; a list of the