Benedict Cumberbatch's Shere Khan will surprise Sherlock fans
Filmmaker Andy Serkis says \"The Sherlock\" fans will be surprised by Benedict Cumberbatch\'s villainous performance as Shere Khan in the upcoming \"The Jungle Book\" movie.
Filmmaker Andy Serkis says "The Sherlock" fans will be surprised by Benedict Cumberbatch's villainous performance as Shere Khan in the upcoming "The Jungle Book" movie.
Serkis says Cumberbatch is "phenomenal" in the movie, reported Digital Spy.
"It's amazing, Benedict's phenomenal. He's really scary.
It's a grounded, full-of-rage, brilliant performance. What's brilliant about his performance is he's not just a black-and- white villain. You'll see him in a new light. The Sherlock fans will be surprised, definitely." the director says.
As for the rest of the cast, Christian Bale will be playing panther Bagheera, Cate Blanchett the python Kaa and Peter Mullan will be taking on the role of wolfpack leader Akela.
The wolves Nisha and Vihaan will be played by Naomie Harris and Eddie Marsan respectively.