Idris Elba

The villainous tiger Shere Khan will be voiced by 'The Wire’s' Idris Elba. Elba is also known for starring in BBC crime drama ‘Luther’ for which he won the Golden Globe for Best Performance in a Miniseries or Television Film.

Scarlett Johansson

Fresh off her performance as Samantha, the voice which captivated Joaquin Phoenix in Her, Scarlett Johansson will be heard in The Jungle Book as Kaa, the long, yellow python. Aside from her obvious screen credentials, Johansson also has plenty of experience working with Jon Favreau after he directed and starred alongside her in Iron Man 2 and more recently, Chef.

Scarlett JohanssonScarlett Johansson received acclaim for voicing Samantha in Her