Andy Serkis Explains Christian Bale's Motion Capture Performance in Mowgli | Vanity Fair

  • Am 27 Dez 2018 veröffentlicht
  • In this episode of "Notes on a Scene," director Andy Serkis breaks down how he used motion capture to transform Benedict Cumberbatch, Christian Bale and Cate Blanchett for his new film 'Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle,' now streaming on Netflix.
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  • The Espino Family
    The Espino Family Vor 4 Stunden

    I wish Andy circus directed the lion king

  • LupitaSin21
    LupitaSin21 Vor Tag

    So he's the one responsible for this hideously done version of Mowgli? I hated that of the lastest version of The Jungle Book(my favorite animated film of all time) they used basically giant versions of the animals and now THIS on the Mowgli one they used human like features on the animals?😒 Thanks for ruining my childhood favorite film.

  • ZR Inspired
    ZR Inspired Vor Tag

    Anybody here after watching The Lion King 2019? I must admit they need to make animals more human if they want voice come out of its mouth like Andy Serkis did here with Mowgli.

  • Marcos Aguilar
    Marcos Aguilar Vor 4 Tage

    Mejor que el Rey León

  • Luiza Mendoza
    Luiza Mendoza Vor 5 Tage +1

    people: complain when the animal characters have too human-like faces.
    also people: complain when animal characters have too animal-like faces.

  • Josh Flores
    Josh Flores Vor 11 Tage

    Looks like Disney should’ve hired Andy Serkis for Lion King

  • tajirmampus
    tajirmampus Vor 19 Tage

    So Ulysses Claue directs a movie abaut Batman and Doctor Strangay

  • Fishy Potato
    Fishy Potato Vor 24 Tage

    I love this man and his talent

  • Le Monde D'Alizée
    Le Monde D'Alizée Vor 27 Tage +1

    Pourquoi il meurt 😭😭😭😡😡😡jai vue le film donc je sais pourquoi mais pourquoi nous montrer ça en plus il ce faisait maltrete le pauvre 😭

    Film:Mowgli ; 4/10😢😢😢decu par la fin ..

  • Le Monde D'Alizée
    Le Monde D'Alizée Vor 27 Tage +1

    Mowgli it's sad !!!😢😭😡 bhoot (m'y favorite ) death ..What ?? 😭

  • Delon King
    Delon King Vor Monat

    He'd be great for a character in GTA 6

  • Roffa 5311
    Roffa 5311 Vor 2 Monate

    I Love this movie

  • Wendy's chicken nuggets


  • Mr G Mesh
    Mr G Mesh Vor 3 Monate

    Ok christian you are playing a big cat in this one.
    Christian bale : does it come in black?

  • Blood
    Blood Vor 3 Monate

    This was a very good movie, better than Disney's by a longshot.

  • Royal Army
    Royal Army Vor 3 Monate

    He finally gets to wear that ring.

  • Brandon Oh
    Brandon Oh Vor 3 Monate

    Why does Mowgli look like a girl

  • K_Man
    K_Man Vor 3 Monate

    When Bhageera frowns, all I see is the Batman mask which was modeled after Christian Bale's face. And Baloo looks like a fat hairy Golum, because there's too much Andy Serkis there.

  • DeadSilent87
    DeadSilent87 Vor 3 Monate

    Andy is amazing what a Legend it would have been so amazing working with Andy what a great Director Actor and Person

  • Zeus_ TheGod
    Zeus_ TheGod Vor 3 Monate

    Now yall can make every Disney movie better. Name the lion king one better.

  • lara
    lara Vor 3 Monate

    Honestly did not realize that the boy was sometimes older and younger

  • Lil Hutch
    Lil Hutch Vor 3 Monate

    Isn’t he the dude with a mechanical arm in avengers?

  • Ricky Allen
    Ricky Allen Vor 3 Monate

    Didn’t have to kill bhoot tho. Assholes

  • Akanshay Chand
    Akanshay Chand Vor 3 Monate

    Didn't know ole had a side gig...

  • Ali Cina
    Ali Cina Vor 3 Monate

    Produced by ceaser

  • balthiers girl
    balthiers girl Vor 3 Monate

    And he's an amazing director

  • balthiers girl
    balthiers girl Vor 3 Monate

    Andy serkis is an amazing actor

  • Steven Wheeler
    Steven Wheeler Vor 3 Monate

    Give this man an oscar already. Please

    OPTIMUSs_JEDI Vor 3 Monate

    This dude is cool

  • Kyle Robinson
    Kyle Robinson Vor 3 Monate

    The kind of mocap

  • TheBluePanda
    TheBluePanda Vor 3 Monate

    Why did they make this movie tho.

  • Brent Whorton
    Brent Whorton Vor 3 Monate

    That is the weirdest place to end a video


    Rowan Atkinson much?

    VIEWS FROM THE FOUR Vor 3 Monate


  • icecoldbongwater
    icecoldbongwater Vor 3 Monate

    This movie was trash.

  • Andusz
    Andusz Vor 3 Monate

    Except literally every character in the movie looks like gollum.

  • Tad Cooper
    Tad Cooper Vor 3 Monate

    So this has nothing to do with the disney jungle book movie? weird.

  • Acid Lamb
    Acid Lamb Vor 3 Monate

    Great that they showed how they made it look so bad

  • Physicist-1944
    Physicist-1944 Vor 3 Monate

    baloo was disturbingly ugly

  • xXTonyBlastXx
    xXTonyBlastXx Vor 3 Monate

    Ulysses Klaue becomes the bear.

  • Tom Buckley
    Tom Buckley Vor 4 Monate

    good man

  • Darrell Reid
    Darrell Reid Vor 4 Monate

    I feel in love with this dude Andy within 3 days!

  • Bere18random
    Bere18random Vor 4 Monate

    Andy about this movie
    My precious

  • King Thatcher
    King Thatcher Vor 4 Monate

    He is not the panther that the jungle wants , but he is the panther the jungle needs

  • Arghyadeep Pal
    Arghyadeep Pal Vor 4 Monate

    This makes me want a Jungle Book video game!!!

  • phj223
    phj223 Vor 4 Monate

    I don't get it. They're doing remakes of movies that came out just a couple years ago? I'm quite sure I watched a Jungle Book movie with all CGI-characters (except Mowglii) not that long ago ...

  • Nilas JunkYard
    Nilas JunkYard Vor 4 Monate

    Kinda makes me hyped for the movie.

  • Topher Targaeryan
    Topher Targaeryan Vor 4 Monate

    I love andy serkis so much

  • Sheriffen17
    Sheriffen17 Vor 4 Monate

    kinda sad to hear how much of an effort they put into this making of animals... when i personally think they look kinda ''meeh'' xD i much prefer the animal making in the junglebook :D

  • Tenebris oculi
    Tenebris oculi Vor 4 Monate

    I was going to make a joke about sodium.. but Na.

  • Mini_Marauder
    Mini_Marauder Vor 4 Monate

    I'm sorry, but that bear looks like a really cruddy looking 90's animatronic.

  • Cast
    Cast Vor 4 Monate

    Must've been so awkward to capture

  • Weripirols
    Weripirols Vor 4 Monate

    The bear looks very weird.

  • Christopher
    Christopher Vor 4 Monate

    Ole Gunnar solskjær ?

  • ThunderTheTherian TTT
    ThunderTheTherian TTT Vor 4 Monate

    Is it just me or are the animals hella ugly

  • My Passion
    My Passion Vor 4 Monate

    The Master of Motion Capture

  • Ryan Burke Pictures
    Ryan Burke Pictures Vor 4 Monate

    Andy Serkis is so incredible. His roles are fantastic so my favourite Andy Serkis role is Spike, King Kong and Baloo. This guy is a legendary man, Andy Serkis is such a great actor.

  • Insane Crane
    Insane Crane Vor 4 Monate

    Andy Is Legendary

  • yolo V
    yolo V Vor 4 Monate

    This movie is soooo bad 😫🤮

  • Johnathan Santoni
    Johnathan Santoni Vor 4 Monate

    i smell a tarzan ripoff

  • deni kehi
    deni kehi Vor 4 Monate

    the problem with humanizing a photorealistic animal is that it looks like nightmare fuel... like those dogs that get human teeth photoshopped to them.

  • Ajay Choudhary
    Ajay Choudhary Vor 4 Monate

    So Andy Serkis is a director now. Couldn't be happier. He is immensely talented as an actor and, apparently as a director too.

  • everyday football
    everyday football Vor 4 Monate

    Ole gunnar soelskjear

  • Melissa Gordon
    Melissa Gordon Vor 4 Monate

    Dear, Andy. You are a King. Good day to you, sir.

  • fokGoogol
    fokGoogol Vor 4 Monate

    I love Andy Serkis ... but those animals are giving me the creeps. Bad choice to change their faces, imo.

  • Dipa Abraham
    Dipa Abraham Vor 4 Monate



  • greg rose
    greg rose Vor 4 Monate

    This movie was dark and amazing

  • Kuala Rompin Bandar Blackout

    Benedict Cumberbatch playing Khan again. I got the feeling he got that part because of Khan :D
    edit: just watched the movie. It was great! Going to recommend my friends and families to watch this movie.

  • Tiffany LaShay Morgan
    Tiffany LaShay Morgan Vor 4 Monate

    OMG I love this movie!!!

  • Pinkii_ Chanchii
    Pinkii_ Chanchii Vor 4 Monate

    Wait aren't you like...George's dad or something?? George serkis? Or....ashbourne-

  • M Stone
    M Stone Vor 4 Monate

    The animal faces are hideous.

  • Penelope Molina
    Penelope Molina Vor 4 Monate

    Love this movie, andy is an expert!! I admire him!!!!!

  • Carlo Nassar
    Carlo Nassar Vor 5 Monate

    I think both adaptations by Disney should've been dark like this. They have to halt their ways of being for kids and I think that would've improved A Wrinkle in Time a lot.

  • SaraMGeorge
    SaraMGeorge Vor 5 Monate

    wait why wasnt this movie promoted more? I didnt even hear of it until now! wtf? so many amazing actors as well.

  • Teetasse
    Teetasse Vor 5 Monate

    Mowgli was sooooo scary to my with this half human half animal face.... really scary! And the film had to me a Zombie feeling sry but i dont liked it ^^

  • Tobi Gemy
    Tobi Gemy Vor 5 Monate


  • Movieslinger Reviews
    Movieslinger Reviews Vor 5 Monate

    Mowgli was wayyyy better than The Jungle Book. I love how Andy Serkis used performance capture to give facial expressions for the animal characters. They felt so full of life like they had a heart and a soul. The Jungle Book now just looks unnatural in comparison and feels off with these almost photorealistic animals that have a voice but very little expressions. The irony is that Mowgli's animal characters feel closer to the original Disney animated movie characters while the actual Disney remake feels off.

  • PrismGuy
    PrismGuy Vor 5 Monate

    The fact that this movie was completed over the period of four years makes it such an interesting subject, I would love to hear Andy sit down and just walk us through the whole history of it

  • AJMitchell
    AJMitchell Vor 5 Monate

    Why did he make that movie when jon favreau made the same movie

  • Maiki One
    Maiki One Vor 5 Monate

    He is a movie maker and manager of Manchester United? Is amazing

  • Harley Quinn
    Harley Quinn Vor 5 Monate

    Yes Mr. Bale it does come in black... Black panther.

  • Danguole Krevskaja
    Danguole Krevskaja Vor 5 Monate

    Who thought that Mowgli looks like Blanket?

  • walmartskills
    walmartskills Vor 5 Monate

    I dont know what it is sorry for being negative but the animals faces look REALLY weird in this movie...

  • TheSparkyWriter
    TheSparkyWriter Vor 5 Monate

    I could absolutely see Christian in that scene in the running. Roan(?) seriously sold it with his terrified scream, almost crying. Bless it’s heart.

  • AMV Museum
    AMV Museum Vor 5 Monate

    I would like to act as Bagheera in any movie😍😍😍😍😍

  • Mike Stocks
    Mike Stocks Vor 5 Monate

    Christian Bale really is a superb actor, whether it's motion-capture or live-action.

  • Atlas -
    Atlas - Vor 5 Monate

    Actors make good directors

  • Trey Romano
    Trey Romano Vor 6 Monate

    Andy Serkis is a fuckin genius

  • Zycho
    Zycho Vor 6 Monate

    Why were Baloo and Shere Khan so f..... ugly?? A tiger with a limp paw is a dead tiger btw.

    • Kuala Rompin Bandar Blackout
      Kuala Rompin Bandar Blackout Vor 4 Monate

      Yes, because a real sloth bear not suppose to be pretty, especially an old bear lived all his live in a jungle. Baloo in Disney version looks more like a northern American bear that live all his life in a circus.
      Shera Khan suppose to have a limp according to the book. That is why in the book he normally hunt humans or their cattles, easier target.

    • the commenter
      the commenter Vor 5 Monate

      thats how khan is in the boom

  • Abi Alston
    Abi Alston Vor 6 Monate

    I love these series so much

  • TharrOo
    TharrOo Vor 6 Monate

    I love u Gollum

  • One Day
    One Day Vor 6 Monate

    Andy serkis looks so much like ole gunner solksjer

  • Archie Bain
    Archie Bain Vor 6 Monate

    In the first Disney film bagera wasn’t mean but I hope in this film bagera makes him less mean

  • Franzi Dragaéres
    Franzi Dragaéres Vor 6 Monate

    As if crawling over mats and screaming “I am fire“ over and over again wasn't enough, benedict now had to crawl over mats and pretend to be a maniac tiger.

    HINNIK Vor 6 Monate

    А он шарит.

  • Ed Hastings
    Ed Hastings Vor 6 Monate +1

    My favorite thing about Mr. Serkis is how much he obviously loves what he does.

  • Dipesh Khadka
    Dipesh Khadka Vor 6 Monate

    grungy and dirty? the dirts looks way too bad. why not use reference how dirty u really get with wet mud . o3o

  • scarlette heaven
    scarlette heaven Vor 6 Monate

    Klaw! 😂😂😂

  • Pisces
    Pisces Vor 6 Monate +2

    Now i understand it better! Human facial expressions in animals indeed are very interesting (and weird) :D Well done well done

  • Damstraight68
    Damstraight68 Vor 6 Monate +1

    Thank you for sharing Andy.