The discussions about the meaning and nonsense of remakes, reboots, sequels, or prequels will never break off. But that also has its good sides. The studios are thereby taken into the obligation. However, reinterpreting a classic like The Jungle Book makes the mouse house an easy target.
After all, this movie is the leading classic in Disney’s long animation series. In any case, it was certain that at the present state of computer animation technology, it was by no means possible to go back to the conventional design of regular animated cartoons. The studio had to invest 175 million dollars. A lot of money for a family movie, which has primarily the very young audience in the field of vision.