Enchanted spinning wheels, fairy godmothers, mad tea parties, woodland creatures wearing neckerchiefs and impossibly tiny shoes – it’s all part of the animated Disney classics we fell in love with as children.
And, since we live in an age where reinvention and re-adaptation seemingly never end, Disney is taking what’s old and making it new again, starting with a live action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book.
Yes, the one that was first released in 1967 as an animated film – produced by Walt Disney himself – and had us forever singing “Bare Necessities” after seeing it.
You’re humming it now, aren’t you.
While you picture Baloo dancing around with a prickly pear not picked by the paw but the claw, check all six animated favorites Disney has transformed into live action features thus far:
Photo credits: Walt Disney Pictures
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