ESQ&A: Andy Serkis, director and actor of Netflix’s Mowgli, on colonialism and Gollum

He played Gollum, Caesar, King Kong and Baloo in Netflix’s Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle. Now, the motion capture advocate slips into the familiar skin of Andy Serkis, actor-on-a-publicity-tour, as he talks to us about Mowgli, the problem with The Jungle Book and whether he will be known for any other character besides Gollum.

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