On Story

The Jungle Book: Justin Marks on Updating a Classic

Season 7 Episode 2 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Screenwriter Justin Marks shares the bear necessities on updating the classic Disney story to the modern screen. Drawing from influences like Westerns, the New York City black out, and more, this episode takes audiences through the jungle and to the beloved wolf pack that raised Mowgli from a cub to a boy.

Aired: 04/22/17

Rating: NR

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