The stunning first trailer for the live-action 'The Jungle Book' is absolutely terrifying

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Scarlett Johansson Narrates First 'Jungle Book' Live-Action Trailer
Forget any cute version of Disney's 1967 animated classic The Jungle Bookyou know -- because director Jon Favreau's new take on the film is pretty terrifying.

The first trailer for the live-action The Jungle Book debuted on Tuesday, and is narrated by Scarlett Johansson, who plays the seductive and scary python Kaa. The film's plot, of course, follows Mowgli (newcomer Neel Sethi), a man-cub who's been raised by a family of wolves. Mowgli finds he is no longer welcome in the jungle, however, when the fearsome tiger Shere Khan (Idris Elba), sees him as a threat.

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From the looks of the action-packed trailer, the film's visuals are stunning.


Walt Disney Pictures


Walt Disney Pictures

Aside from Johansson and Elba, the all-star cast includes Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Christopher Walken, and Lupita Nyong'o.

The Jungle Book hits theaters next April 15.

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Check out the video below to see more of your favorite Disney classics re-imagined on the big screen.

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