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Bill Murray joins ‘Jungle Book’ cast

Bill Murray joins ‘Jungle Book’ cast

BILL MURRAY: The "Ghostbusters" star will give Baloo the bear a voice. Photo: Associated Press

Jon Favreau’s all-star “Jungle Book” cast keeps growing – Bill Murray has signed on to give Baloo the bear a voice.

He joins Christopher Walken, Sir Ben Kingsley, Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson, and Idris Elba in the live-action/animation project, based on Rudyard Kipling’s stories.

Newcomer Neel Sethi will play the film’s young hero Mowgli.

The movie is set to hit cinemas in October, 2015.

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