From BBC One, Netflix, 42 and directors Noam Murro (300: Rise of an Empire) and Pete Dodd (Frankenweenie) comes the highly anticipated CG animated four-part mini-series Watership Down, based on the novel by Richard Adams. It stars James McAvoy as Hazel, Nicholas Hoult as Fiver, Sir Ben Kingsley as General Woundwort, John Boyega as Bigwig, Gemma Arterton as Clover, Miles Jupp as Blackberry, Freddie Fox as Captain Holly, Olivia Colman as Strawberry and Anne-Marie Duff as Hyzenthlay. Watership Down is set for a 2017 debut on BBC One in the UK and Netflix everywhere else.
From Walt Disney Studios and director Jon Favreau (Iron Man) comes the live-action adaptation of The Jungle Book. Starring Neel Sethi as Mowgli, Idris Elba (Shere Khan), Lupita Nyong’o (Raksha), Bill Murray (Baloo), Scarlett Johanson (Kaa), Ben Kingsley (Bagheera) and Christopher Walken (King Louie), the film hits theatres April 15, 2016.