Deadline exclusively broke the news that Netflix acquired the worldwide rights to the pic from Warner Bros. in July. The new trailer shows a taste of the adventurous CGI-meets-live-action pic directed by and starring Andy Serkis. Joining him is Rohan Chand as the titular Mowgli, a boy who is torn between two worlds that accepts his destiny and becomes a legend. The story follows Mowgli as he tries to find his place in the world: the wilds of the jungle or the civilized world of man. Now he must navigate the inherent dangers of each on a journey to discover where he truly belongs.
Chand and Serkis are joined by an all-star cast that includes. Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Andy Serkis, Freida Pinto, Matthew Rhys, and Naomie Harris.