Kung Fu Panda is a film franchise that appeals to adults as well as children and teenagers. So far, Dreamworks Animation has released three films.
They’ve all done very well at the box office, grossing a combined total of $1.29 billion worldwide.
These films have also received a number of nominations and awards. Even the Annie Award for Best Animated Feature went to Kung Fu Panda.
Dreamworks Animation is gearing up for Kung Fu Panda 4 with all of these nominations, excellent reviews, and high IMDb ratings.
Though Dreamworks Animation’s CEO stated that the film will have not just a fourth, but also a fifth and sixth sequel.
There is currently no concrete confirmation of a release date. The fact that there will be a fourth Kung Fu Panda sequel has been verified.
Kung Fu Panda 4 Release Date
“After Kung Fu Panda 3, the series is projected to see three more sequels, increasing the total to six features,” DreamWorks Animation C.E.O. Jeffrey Katzenberg stated.
Kung Fu Panda 4 is expected to hit theaters soon. However, neither the year nor the month of its release has been indicated by the creators. All we know for now is that Kung Fu Panda 4 will be divided into six parts. That’s the extent of our capabilities.
We do, however, have some preliminary premiere dates for the film. The exact release date for Kung Fu Panda 4 has yet to be announced, but it is expected to enter theaters in 2022 or in the not-too-distant future. The release date for Kung Fu Panda 4 has yet to be announced.
Kung Fu Panda 4 Cast
- Master Crane is played by David Cross.
- Po is played by Jack Black.
- Master Monkey is Jackie Chan.
- Kai will be played by J.K. Simmons.
- Li Shan is played by Bryan Cranston.
- Mr. Ping is James Hong.
- Master Tigress will be played by Angelina Jolie.
- Master Mantis will be played by Seth Rogen.
- Master Shifu will be played by Dustin Hoffman.
- Master Viper will be played by Lucy Liu.
Kung Fu Panda 4 Plot
While the second film in the franchise, which is also my favorite, teased the events of the third by showing Po’s father still alive and living in a hidden Panda village, the third film does not tease anything about the future and instead brings Po’s story full circle as a soldier and a teacher, there is a lot to look forward to in the fourth, making a fourth all the more necessary.
Po returns to the valley after fighting Kai and gaining the ability to harness and use Chi, as well as the mystical yin-yang staff bestowed upon him by teacher Oogway from the spirit world, in the third film.
From here, the dragon warrior’s story, the Furious Five’s story, the panda village’s story, and the valley’s story will be smoothly integrated into one with a shared path and destiny.
Nonetheless, I expect it to go the franchise’s fairly traditional approach of introducing a single, all-powerful enemy from China’s rich cultural (and fictitious) past and putting him against Po, as well as revealing more about Po’s buried beginnings.
All of this will be served up with a big helping of the film’s signature humour and stunning, vivid animation. It’s currently hard to foresee how it will play out over the course of three films.
The currently airing television series ‘Kung Fu Panda: Paws of Destiny,’ which can be purchased on Amazon Prime, gives a good indicator of where the fourth one is headed.
Po mentors a group of four panda children from the village who stumble upon a mystical cave beneath the village and end up accidentally absorbing the chis of four powerful and ancient Kung Fu warriors known as the Four Constellations, namely the Blue Dragon, Black Tortoise, White Tiger, and Red Phoenix.
Furthermore, the story contains a larger threat that the savior children must now confront, leaving Po with the responsibility of teaching them how to use their abilities.
There is no better way to demonstrate Po’s desire to become a teacher than if and when the fourth one occurs, as the third did. Given the film’s larger popularity than the television series, the filmmakers will need to figure out a way to include the four fighter kid pandas into the plot.
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