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Idris Elba to voice Jungle Book tiger Shere Khan

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Idris Elba is in final negotiations to voice Shere Khan in Disney's upcoming live-action reboot of The Jungle Book.

Deadline have reported that the Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom star will play the fearsome tiger in the live-action/VFX adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling classic tale.

Jon Favreau is on to direct the project with Rob Legato of Avatar and Hugo fame, overseeing the visual effects.

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