Steve Kloves in talks to write and direct
Stephen Sommers directing and Jason Scott Lee starring as the hero, Mowgli. Kloves wrote every film in the WB’s eight-pic “Harry Potter” franchise, and he also worked on the script for the studio’s long-gestating pic “Akira,” as well as Sony’s summer tentpole “The Amazing Spider-Man.” Helmer made his directorial debut with 1989’s “The Fabulous Baker Boys” before going on to direct the 1993 pic “Flesh and Bone.” Kloves is repped by CAA and attorney Tom Hansen.
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