Books of the week: From Romila Thapar's Voices of Dissent to The Best Stories of Dhumketu, our picks
Our weekly roundup of books that should be on your radar.
Disney to develop live-action remake of 1973 animated musical Robin Hood, directed by Carlos Lopez Estrada
Kari Granlund, who had earlier penned the live-action remake of Lady and the Tramp for the studio, will write the script for the new Robin Hood film.
Bambi is among the many animated films that Disney will adapt to a live-action format.
Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book has more than colonial stereotypes — ambiguity about identity, belonging
A close reading of the Jungle Book stories reveals than an imperialist narrative. Perhaps it’s time for a more nuanced reading of his works that allows their ambiguities and ambivalences to come to the fore.
Viacom18 launches Voot Kids, an OTT application for children, with licensed content from Oxford University Press
Voot Kids will offer e-books, audio books, games and tv shows created for children.
The Lion King director Jon Favreau on why he remade the Disney classic, and being 'blown away' by Beyonce
The Lion King stars Donald Glover, Beyonce, Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen, Chwitel Ejiofor and Keegan-Michael Key.
The Lion King, Aladdin, Mulan, The Little Mermaid: Disney embraces diverse cast, setting course for future films
Now, Disney is investing in course-correction of all the stereotypes it has reinforced over the decades though its animated films like The Lion King.
Director Vivek opens up about Athiran, and working with Fahadh Faasil, Sai Pallavi in his debut film
Before making his directorial debut, Vivek dabbled in various facets of filmmaking by working for companies such as MTV, Walt Disney and eventually established the firm called Global United Media
The Lion King is one of the many live-action remakes of Disney's classics like Beauty and the Beast and the upcoming Aladdin.
Christian Bale doesn’t think he’s a method actor. The Dark Knight Trilogy star caught up with Firstpost’s Parul Sharma to speak about his new film, Netflix's Mowgli, in which he voices the iconic character of Bagheera.
Mowgli director Andy Serkis talks about Christian Bale, the movie's 'dark tone' and the clash with Disney's version of the film in this interview with Firstpost's Parul Sharma on It's a Wrap.
Mowgli: Mo-cap maestro Andy Serkis on his Jungle Book adaptation and the evolution of performance capture
Mowgli director Andy Serkis opens up on what makes his Jungle Book adaptation different from the others, how he brought together such a stellar cast and why performance capture is one of the greatest 21st century tools.
Rohan Chand confesses while he did not relate to Mowgli's nature vs nurture dilemma, he does admit that there persists an identity crisis in times of social media.
Mowgli review: Netflix’s retelling of The Jungle Book lacks the bare necessities that made its predecessors great
Netflix's Mowgli does not wash away the lingering bittersweet aftertaste of Disney's The Jungle Book but instead adds to the bitterness and removes all traces of its sweetness.
Netflix acquires worldwide rights of Mowgli, Andy Serkis' adaptation of the Jungle Book; to air in 2019
The Jungle Book rights were initially with Warner Bros., who had scheduled the release of the film on 19 October
Mowgli trailer: Andy Serkis tries to break away from earlier adaptations in this dark, promising retelling of a classic
If the first trailer for Andy Serkis' movie adaptation of The Jungle Book is any indication, Mowgli might not even be suitable for children.
Avengers: Infinity War has become the highest Hollywood earner in India till date with its gross box office collections of Rs 261.46 crore.
Avengers: Infinity War crosses Rs 200 cr mark in India days after beating The Jungle Book's collection
Avengers: Infinity War had crossed the box office collection of fellow Disney flick The Jungle Book to become the highest Hollywood grosser in India.
Firstpost looks at some of the ingredients that make Jagga Jasoos the recipe of an ideal Disney offering.
English actor-director Andy Serkis' Jungle Book: Origins to be darker and more savage than its Disney counterpart. Actors like Benedict Cumberbatch, Cate Blanchett and Christian Bale have lent their voices in the film.