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Benedict Cumberbatch will lend voice to Shere Khan in Jungle Book: Origins

Cumberbatch, who has also voice the deadly dragon Smaug in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit, has been now been cast as the voice of the maneating tiger in the film, which has been tentatively titled Jungle Book: Origins.

hollywood Updated: Aug 21, 2014 16:08 IST
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Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch will lend his voice for Shere Khan in the upcoming Warner Bros' film adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book.

Cumberbatch, who has also voice the deadly dragon Smaug in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit, has been now been cast as the voice of the maneating tiger in the film, which has been tentatively titled Jungle Book: Origins, reports eonline.com.



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Shere Khan in the animated adaption of the book.



The Warner Bros project is expected to release Oct 21, 2016.