Giancarlo Esposito as Akela from The Jungle Book Cast Portraits "Akela is a fierce patriarch of the wolf pack," Giancarlo Esposito says. "He believes the strength of the pack lies in what each and every wolf offers. He's a great leader, a wise teacher.
Lupita Nyong’o voices Raksha in The Jungle Book, a mother wolf who cares deeply for all of her pups—including man-cub Mowgli, whom she adopts as one of her own when he’s abandoned in the jungle as an infant.
The Jungle Book Extended IMAX Trailer Shows Mowgli's Origin Story
Scarlett Johansson as Kaa from The Jungle Book Cast Portraits "Kaa seduces and entraps Mowgli with her storytelling," Johansson says of the python. "She's the mirror into Mowgli's past. The way she moves is very alluring, almost coquettish.
D23: The Jungle Book Presentation with Jon Favreau & Cast
Disney’s ‘Jungle Book’ Portraits Pair Stars With Their Animal Characters: Scarlett Johansson, Idris Elba, Ben Kingsley, Lupita Nyong'o, Christopher Walken and Giancarlo Esposito pose for stunning new photos.
The Jungle Book Actors Posing with Their Animals Characters