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  1. Why Disney's Original 'Jungle Book' Is Germany's Biggest Film of All Time

    12:27 am PDT 04/22/2016
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    How a cadre of 1960s cabaret artists and musicians turned a very loose translation of Disney's 1967 classic into a bigger hit than 'Titanic,' 'Avatar' or 'Star Wars.' READ MORE

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  2. India Box Office: 'Jungle Book' Becomes Top Hollywood Release Ever

    5:11 am PDT 04/20/2016
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    Released in the country a week ahead of the U.S., the Jon Favreau film has beaten previous record holder 'Furious 7' by grossing $23.7 million in its first 12 days. READ MORE

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  3. Box Office: 'The Jungle Book' Overcomes PG Stigma, Wowing Audiences of All Ages

    5:14 pm PDT 04/17/2016
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    "Every studio executive dreams about the day they have a movie that plays to virtually all audiences irrespective of its rating, theme or target audience. 'Jungle Book' is the perfect realization of that dream," says one box-office analyst. READ MORE

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  4. Box Office: 'The Jungle Book' Scores Huge $103.6M U.S. Debut, Climbs to $291M Globally

    8:41 am PDT 04/17/2016
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    Director Jon Favreau's reimagining of the classic tale swings past expectations to score the No. 2 opening of all time for the month of April; 'Barbershop: The Next Cut' places second with $20.2 million while action pic 'Criminal' falls flat. READ MORE

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  5. Rapid Round: Jon Favreau on 'Jungle Book' Nostalgia, Returning to Acting and Keeping Up With Elon Musk (Q&A)

    5:12 pm PDT 04/15/2016
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    The former 'Swingers' star, now married and the father of three, talks about his new film's connection to the 1967 animated Disney version, why he wants to return to acting and his loyalty to Team Marvel. READ MORE

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  6. 'The Jungle Book': How Jon Favreau Juggled Walt Disney's Legacy and Digital Effects That Go Beyond 'Avatar'

    5:00 am PDT 04/15/2016
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    For the latest incarnation of the Rudyard Kipling tale, the 'Iron Man' director breaks new ground in a $175 million film that creates believable animals that talk with the voices of Bill Murray and Christopher Walken. READ MORE

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  7. Irrfan Khan On Why 'The Jungle Book' Has Resonated in India

    3:25 am PDT 04/15/2016
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    The 'Jurassic World' actor voiced Baloo the bear in the Hindi dubbed version of the film, helping Jon Favreau's version of Rudyard Kipling's classic to the second highest opening ever for a Hollywood title in India. READ MORE

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  8. Indian Box Office: 'The Jungle Book' Second Highest Hollywood Opening Ever in India

    2:04 am PDT 04/13/2016
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    Only 'Fast & Furious 7' has earned more in the territory on in its first weekend than Jon Favreau's animated feature, which bowed to $8.4 million in India. READ MORE

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  9. Indian Censors Face Backlash After Claiming 'Jungle Book' is "Scary"

    3:36 am PDT 04/07/2016
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    The Jon Favreau-directed film was given the equivalent of a PG rating, sparking an instant Twitter reaction. READ MORE

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  10. 'The Jungle Book' Premiere: Hollywood Reflects on a Disney Classic

    10:46 am PDT 04/05/2016
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    A star-filled cast comes together to bring a beloved Disney classic to life. READ MORE

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  11. Disney's 'Jungle Book' to Open Early in India

    5:01 am PST 02/17/2016
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    The movie, directed by Jon Favreau and based on Rudyard Kipling's classic book, will bow a week ahead of its April 15 U.S. release. READ MORE

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  12. Jon Favreau's 'Chef' to Get Bollywood Remake

    12:07 pm PST 11/25/2015
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    Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan will play the lead in the Hindi-language adaptation. READ MORE

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  13. John Debney, Emmy- and Oscar-Nominated Composer, Will Receive ASMAC Golden Score Award

    12:42 pm PDT 09/17/2015
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    The industry veteran, who will be honored along with Conrad Pope, reveals a few "fluke-y" career breaks and what it's like to work with director Mel Gibson: "Because he's a great actor, he’s less verbal and more demonstrative." READ MORE

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  14. This App Could Change the Way Stylists Work

    1:04 pm PDT 05/21/2015
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    Shyp promises to make celeb wardrobe wranglers' jobs a little easier. READ MORE

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  15. 'Entourage' Movie: 20 Blink-and-You'll-Miss-Them Star Cameos

    9:00 am PDT 05/20/2015
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    It's Common in a gym, Greg Louganis engaged to Lloyd, Kelsey Grammer at a therapist's office and many more. READ MORE

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  16. Gwyneth Paltrow’s Food Stamp Challenge Goes Bust With $80 Dinner at Animal

    5:40 pm PDT 04/16/2015
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    The Goop founder and actress went from supposedly eating on $29 a week to an $80-per-plate celeb dinner at the popular high-end L.A. spot. READ MORE

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  17. The Secret Formula Behind Disney's 'Cinderella'

    5:00 am PST 02/27/2015
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    The movie tests the studio's unique skill in modernizing animated hits as live action. READ MORE

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  18. Jared Leto, Jon Favreau Invest in Dining Startup

    4:30 am PST 02/11/2015
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    The Reserve app currently handles reservations and payments at restaurants in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Boston. READ MORE

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  19. Jon Favreau's 'Jungle Book' Switches Places With 'Finest Hours,' Pushed to Spring 2016

    2:26 pm PST 01/13/2015
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    Disney also dates 'Finest Hours' and announces release dates for remakes 'Pete's Dragon' and 'Ghost in the Shell' READ MORE

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  20. Where to Watch 10 Beloved Christmas Movies Online

    4:32 pm PST 12/21/2014
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    'Love Actually,' 'Elf,' 'Home Alone' and two versions of 'A Christmas Carol' READ MORE

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