23 April 2014 4:17 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Director Jon Favreau continues to firm up the cast for his live-action/CG hybrid take on The Jungle Book.  We learned last month that Idris Elba will provide the voice of Shere Khan in the Disney adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic, and now Heat Vision reports that Scarlett Johansson and Oscar-winning 12 Years a Slave actress Lupita Nyong’o are in negotiations to join the pic as well.  Hit the jump for more on the nature of their roles. Johansson and Nyong’o should make for excellent additions to the Jungle Book cast, though it appears that the two will only appear in voice form.  Heat Vision reports that Johansson is in early talks to voice Kaa, the python that lures its prey through hypnotization (spot on casting there, Favreau), while Nyong’o is in final negotiations to play Rakcha, the mother wolf who adopts Mowgli.  It’s unclear if »

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