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Rumor: Jon Favreau to Direct Live-Action ‘Jungle Book’ Movie

The filmmaker behind hits including Elf and Ironman is reportedly in talks to direct a new version of Jungle Book. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jon Favreau is in negotiations with Disney to bring a new live-action version of Rudyard Kipling’s classic stories to the big-screen. For those counting, this will be the third time that Disney has turned the 1894 book into a movie …

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