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Kung Fu Panda 2
Release Date: May 27, 2011 (North America)
Genres: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sequel MPAA Rating: PG
Production Phase: Released
Studio: DreamWorks Pictures Production Company: DreamWorks Animation SKG
Who's In It: Jack Black (Po), Angelina Jolie (Tigress), Dustin Hoffman (Shifu), Jackie Chan (Monkey), Seth Rogen (Mantis)
Who's Making It: Jennifer Yuh Nelson (Director), Melissa Cobb (Producer), Jonathan Aibel (Producer), Glenn Berger (Producer),
Premise: The further adventures of the kung-fu panda Po as he continues to learn more fighting skills as well as his role in an ancient prophecy.... More »
Official Website: www.kungfupanda.com
Saturday, November 27, 2010
A second teaser poster for Kung Fu Panda 2 has been sighted and added to our gallery for the film.- Paramount Pictures. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Monday, November 8, 2010
The teaser trailer for Kung Fu Panda 2 has been released. Perhaps it's still too early in the sequel's marketing push but nowhere in the trailer is the film's subtitle mentioned...has DreamWorks Animation dropped "The Kaboom of Doom" subtitle?
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Jean-Claude Van Damme, Victor Garber and Michelle Yeoh have been added to the cast. Van Damme will play a character named Master Croc, Garber will be Master Thundering Rhino and Yeoh is The Soothsayer.- DreamWorks Animation. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Friday, May 21, 2010
Gary Oldman will provide the voice of a new character named Peacock in the sequel. According to The Hollywood Reporter's Heat Vision blog, Oldman's character helps Po (Jack Black's character) help track down bandits that are raiding innocent travelers but he's not all what he seems to be.- The Hollywood Reporter. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Screenwriter Charlie Kaufman is performing a rewrite on the Kung Fu Panda sequel. Kaufman is the writer of several unique and acclaimed dramas including Being John Malkovich, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Adaptation.- The Hollywood Reporter. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Sunday, June 21, 2009
The sequel has acquired a subtitle: The Kaboom of Doom. DWA also released this summary of the sequel's storyline: "A new villain has emerged with a mysterious weapon so powerful it threatens the very existence of kung fu. It is up to Po and the Furious Five to protect all that they know. But first, Po must confront his long lost past."
Also, the studio confirms that
Thursday, October 2, 2008
DreamWorks Animation has now slated a June 3, 2011 release for the sequel to Kung Fu Panda as well as confirmed the return of Jack Black, Angelina Jolie and unspecified "other original cast members" to provide the voices for their characters. In addition to announcing the release date for the sequel the movie studio also revealed that Kung Fu Panda 2 will be produced in stereoscopic 3D and a IMAX-formatted version will be released into those theaters in tandem with the mainstream format release.
Kung Fu Panda 2 will be directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson who served as the head of story on the original film. The producers will be Melissa Cobb, Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger; all three also worked on the first Kung Fu Panda in either producing or story capacities.
"We are thrilled to reunite the creative team that made Kung Fu Panda such a global success," said Jeffrey Katzenberg, the CEO of DreamWorks Animation. "Because of their imaginative work, Po's path to heroism proved popular with moviegoers of all ages around the world."
"The story of Kung Fu Panda provided a great introduction to these characters and afforded wonderful opportunities to further expand on the world we created in ancient China. Quite simply, there's more story to tell," added Bill Damaschke, the Co-President of Production and President of Live Theatrical for DreamWorks.- DreamWorks Animation. Comment on this Scoop (0)