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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  • Mr G Mesh
    Mr G Mesh Vor 5 Tage

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

  • Blood
    Blood Vor 7 Tage

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

  • Royal Army
    Royal Army Vor 9 Tage

    He finally gets to wear that ring.

  • Brandon Oh
    Brandon Oh Vor 11 Tage

    Why does Mowgli look like a girl

  • K_Man
    K_Man Vor 18 Tage

    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 19 Tage

    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 19 Tage

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

  • lara
    lara Vor 19 Tage

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

  • Lil Hutch
    Lil Hutch Vor 21 Tag

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

  • Ricky Allen
    Ricky Allen Vor 22 Tage

    Didn’t have to kill bhoot tho. Assholes

  • Akanshay Chand
    Akanshay Chand Vor 23 Tage

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

  • Ali Cina
    Ali Cina Vor 23 Tage

    Produced by ceaser

  • balthiers girl
    balthiers girl Vor 25 Tage

    And he's an amazing director

  • balthiers girl
    balthiers girl Vor 25 Tage

    Andy serkis is an amazing actor

  • Steven Wheeler
    Steven Wheeler Vor 25 Tage

    Give this man an oscar already. Please

    OPTIMUSs_JEDI Vor 25 Tage

    This dude is cool

  • Kyle Robinson
    Kyle Robinson Vor 26 Tage

    The kind of mocap

  • TheBluePanda
    TheBluePanda Vor 26 Tage

    Why did they make this movie tho.

  • Brent Whorton
    Brent Whorton Vor 26 Tage

    That is the weirdest place to end a video


    Rowan Atkinson much?



  • icecoldbongwater
    icecoldbongwater Vor 27 Tage

    This movie was trash.

  • Andusz
    Andusz Vor 27 Tage

    Except literally every character in the movie looks like gollum.

  • Tad Cooper
    Tad Cooper Vor 28 Tage

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

  • Acid Lamb
    Acid Lamb Vor 28 Tage

    Great that they showed how they made it look so bad

  • Physicist-1944
    Physicist-1944 Vor 29 Tage

    baloo was disturbingly ugly

  • Ace Drifter
    Ace Drifter Vor Monat

    Ulysses Klaue becomes the bear.

  • Tom Buckley
    Tom Buckley Vor Monat

    good man

  • Darrell Reid
    Darrell Reid Vor Monat

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

  • Bere18random
    Bere18random Vor Monat

    Andy about this movie
    My precious

  • King Thatcher
    King Thatcher Vor Monat

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

  • Arghyadeep Pal
    Arghyadeep Pal Vor Monat

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

  • phj223
    phj223 Vor Monat

    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 Monat

    Kinda makes me hyped for the movie.

  • Topher Targaeryan
    Topher Targaeryan Vor Monat

    I love andy serkis so much

  • Sheriffen17
    Sheriffen17 Vor Monat

    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 Monat

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

  • Mini_Marauder
    Mini_Marauder Vor Monat

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

  • Cast
    Cast Vor Monat

    Must've been so awkward to capture

  • Weripirols
    Weripirols Vor Monat

    The bear looks very weird.

  • Christopher
    Christopher Vor Monat

    Ole Gunnar solskjær ?

  • ThunderTheTherian TTT

    Is it just me or are the animals hella ugly

  • My Passion
    My Passion Vor Monat

    The Master of Motion Capture

  • Ryan Burke
    Ryan Burke Vor Monat

    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 Monat

    Andy Is Legendary

  • yolo V
    yolo V Vor Monat

    This movie is soooo bad 😫🤮

  • Johnathan Santoni
    Johnathan Santoni Vor Monat

    i smell a tarzan ripoff

  • deni kehi
    deni kehi Vor Monat

    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 Monat

    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 Monat

    Ole gunnar soelskjear

  • Melissa Gordon
    Melissa Gordon Vor Monat

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

  • fokGoogol
    fokGoogol Vor Monat

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

  • Dipa Abraham
    Dipa Abraham Vor Monat



  • Eddie Venkman
    Eddie Venkman Vor Monat

    I can imagine Andy being a fantastic "actor's director". He'll know all the tricks and language needed to get a good performance out of his cast. I'm glad he's stepped behind the camera.

  • greg rose
    greg rose Vor Monat

    This movie was dark and amazing

  • Adi Ahmad
    Adi Ahmad Vor Monat

    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

    OMG I love this movie!!!

  • Pinkii_ Chanchii
    Pinkii_ Chanchii Vor Monat

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

  • M Stone
    M Stone Vor Monat

    The animal faces are hideous.

  • Penelope Molina
    Penelope Molina Vor Monat

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

  • Carlo Nassar
    Carlo Nassar Vor 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 Monate


  • Movieslinger Reviews
    Movieslinger Reviews Vor 2 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 2 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 2 Monate

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

    • Adi Ahmad
      Adi Ahmad Vor Monat

      Not the same movie, Jon Favreau made the Disney version. Andy Serkis made the Original version

  • Maiki One
    Maiki One Vor 2 Monate

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

  • Harley Quinn
    Harley Quinn Vor 2 Monate

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

  • Danguole Krevskaja
    Danguole Krevskaja Vor 2 Monate

    Who thought that Mowgli looks like Blanket?

  • walmartskills
    walmartskills Vor 2 Monate

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

  • TheSparkyWriter
    TheSparkyWriter Vor 2 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 2 Monate

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

  • Mike Stocks
    Mike Stocks Vor 2 Monate

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

  • Atlas -
    Atlas - Vor 3 Monate

    Actors make good directors

  • Trey Romano
    Trey Romano Vor 3 Monate

    Andy Serkis is a fuckin genius

  • KeeshaLovesCakes 777
    KeeshaLovesCakes 777 Vor 3 Monate


  • Zycho
    Zycho Vor 3 Monate

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

    • Adi Ahmad
      Adi Ahmad Vor Monat

      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 3 Monate

      thats how khan is in the boom

  • Abi Alston
    Abi Alston Vor 3 Monate

    I love these series so much

  • TharrOo
    TharrOo Vor 3 Monate

    I love u Gollum

  • One Day
    One Day Vor 3 Monate

    Andy serkis looks so much like ole gunner solksjer

  • Archie Bain
    Archie Bain Vor 3 Monate

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

  • Archie Bain
    Archie Bain Vor 3 Monate

    The other two are much better sorry I think the best ones he did was King Kong and all the planet of the apes

  • Franziska Kreilinger
    Franziska Kreilinger Vor 3 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.

  • RobinHood
    RobinHood Vor 3 Monate

    А он шарит.

  • Ed Hastings
    Ed Hastings Vor 3 Monate +1

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

  • Dipesh Khadka
    Dipesh Khadka Vor 3 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 3 Monate

    Klaw! 😂😂😂

  • Pisces
    Pisces Vor 3 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 3 Monate +1

    Thank you for sharing Andy.

  • Remo68
    Remo68 Vor 3 Monate

    Baloo looks like Peter Jackson's Kong. Oh, wait..

  • Remo68
    Remo68 Vor 3 Monate

    I had heard of this movie but dismissed it without really looking into it, thinking it just a cheap knockoff riding on the coat-tails of the disney version. I had no idea it had so many big names attached, AND that Andey Serkis DIRECTED it!. That in itself changed my mind completely, now I really want to see this.

  • MrJbond08
    MrJbond08 Vor 3 Monate

    Jungle book was better. This was a waste

  • Musti .Toshiro
    Musti .Toshiro Vor 3 Monate +2

    Disney should take notes before re-creating The Lion King with hyperrealistic cgi with no soul in the animals eyes whatsoever.

  • Virdi XXII
    Virdi XXII Vor 3 Monate +1

    lmao that panther looks like the only real never replaceable Batman

  • Android480
    Android480 Vor 3 Monate

    Cool video, but a pretty bad movie. No one will be talking about it in 2 years, no one will remember it in 20.

  • Dope Lope
    Dope Lope Vor 3 Monate +1

    Movie was simply amazing, don't listen to negative reviews.

  • Smithy Chris
    Smithy Chris Vor 3 Monate +1

    This film is excellent. The animation is absolutely groundbreaking. Miles better than Disney’s version.

  • tyler hobson
    tyler hobson Vor 3 Monate

    i wanna see a new animorphs lol

  • one two three
    one two three Vor 3 Monate

    i see gollum got the ring again..