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Potter Film Scribe Opens The Jungle Book

April 29, 2012

Frequent Harry Potter film series writer Steve Kloves is making a deal to write, direct and produce a new adaptation of author Rudyard Kipling‘s classic storyThe Jungle Book” reports Deadline.

The pic will be a live action version of the story about an orphaned boy raised by wolves and other animals, which try to protect him from the ferocious tiger Shere-Khan. The tone will be a bit darker than previous film adaptations of the work

The most well known of which are the 1967 animated classic and the Stephen Sommers directed 1994 live-action live-action version starring Jason Scott Lee and Lena Headey.

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