Bill Murray Joins Jungle Book Cast

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August 3, 2014 | 9:25am EST

Jon Favreau’s all-star Jungle Book cast keeps growing – Bill Murray has signed on to give Baloo the bear a voice.
He joins Christopher Walken, Sir Ben Kingsley, Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson, and Idris Elba in the live-action/animation project, based on Rudyard Kipling’s stories.
Newcomer Neel Sethi will play the film’s young hero Mowgli.
The movie is set to hit cinemas in October, 2015.