Movies Filmed in South Carolina – The Jungle Book
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The Jungle Book: Overview

  • Director – Stephen Sommers
  • Cast – Jason Scott Lee, Cary Elwes, Lena Headey, Sam Neill, John Cleese
  • Genre – Adventure, Family
  • Plot – A live-action rendering of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of Mowgli, the boy raised by wolves in the jungles of India.

The Jungle Book: SC Locations

  • Lush jungle scenes were shot on Fripp Island, nearly 8,000 miles away from India where the story took place.
  • Catering, wardrobe, and make-up headquarters were stationed near the Fripp Island Marina.

The Jungle Book: Fun Facts

  • Part of the land on Fripp Island used in the film was later developed into the Ocean Creek golf course by PGA golfer Davis Love III.

  • Although many jungle scenes were shot in SC, the scenes with animals were shot in Tennessee with the exception of one scene that was partially done in India.

  • $70,000 of the production cost was used to pay for water just to keep the crew hydrated.

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