Bill Murray is now one of the bare necessities making up Disney's new "Jungle Book" live-action film.
Murray, 64, will be joining a voice cast which already features Christopher Walken as King Louie and Scarlett Johansson as Kaa. Additional voice actors include Ben Kingsley, Luipita Nyong'o, Giancarlo Esposito and Idris Elba.
The stars are voicing CG-animated characters who will interact with 10-year-old actor Neel Sethi in the role of Mowgli.
"Iron Man" filmmaker Jon Favreau will be directing the film, which marks Disney's third effort at bringing Kipling's story to the bring screen. The studio previously released an Oscar-nominated animated version in 1967 as a well as a live-action take starring Jason Scott Lee in 1994.
This latest "Jungle Book" will swing into theaters on Oct. 9, 2015.