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Disney Looks To Murray for the Bear Necessities!

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Amidst the high-powered signings of the likes of Christopher Walken, Scarlett Johannson, Lupita Nyong’o and Ben Kingsley to voice beloved characters of Disney’s The Jungle Book, it became apparent that a certain lovable, bumbling, kind-hearted bear had yet to be cast.

Now the movie has its Baloo and that it is Bill Murray makes perfect sense.

The official announcement came down from Disney this morning. The hybrid live-action/animated Disney’s The Jungle Book will premiere on October 9, 2015.

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