Jungle Book, The: Mowgli’s Story (film) Direct-to-video release on September 29, 1998, of a live-action sequel to the 1967 animated feature. The narrator, the adult Mowgli, reflects of his childhood jungle adventures, from his being raised by wolves to his friendship with Baloo. He has to learn to be cunning and brave against the jungle’s most fearsome animal, the menacing and vengeful tiger, Shere Khan. Directed by Nick Marck. Stars Brandon Baker (Mowgli), and the voices of Fred Savage (narrator), Eartha Kitt (Bagheera), Bryan Doyle-Murray (Baloo). 93 min.