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Actor Bill Murray joins all-star Jungle Book cast

Actor Bill Murray joins all-star Jungle Book cast
Bill Murray attends the "Hyde Park on Hudson" premiere at Roy Thomson Hall during the Toronto International Film Festival on Monday Sept. 10, 2012, in Toronto. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)
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Jon Favreau's star-studded Jungle Book cast continues to grow. 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.
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