When I went to see Zootopia yesterday (review will be up soon),I saw a trailer for the live action version of The Jungle Book. Any film involving talking CGI animals and child actors is always a cause for concern, but this surprisingly looks very, very promising:
Oh the things you find on the internet…Shere Khan was one of Disney’s finest villains and even though he only showed up for a tiny percentage of the film, he was built up to be such an object of fear that when he appeared, by God, was he magnificent in all his foppish, British gloriousness.
Yet, this great villain never had a Villain song- Even Evil Winnie the Pooh got one, but Shere Khan? Nada. Apparantly, Jeremy Irons is the only evil feline that’s allowed to express his evil intentions through the medium of song. At least, until this happened: