Neel Sethi as Mowgli

How The Jungle Book Continues Walt’s Legacy of Innovation

By Jim Frye Much of Disney’s new The Jungle Book, in theaters now, is built on the shoulders of Disney filmmakers who’ve come before, from the robust story development, to mixing live-action with animation, to the relentless drive to push technology. The film’s director, John Favreau—who directed Marvel’s Iron Man and its sequel—tried to follow …

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