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'KUNG FU PANDA' IS FUN

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By WHBPublished 2 months ago 6 min read
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A franchise highlight and one of the greatest films of 2024, Kung Fu Panda 4 seems set to impress with a star-studded voice cast and thrilling revelations in the teaser. In Kung Fu Panda 4, Po is getting ready to assume his new position as the Spiritual Leader of the Valley of Peace while also looking for his own Dragon Warrior successor. Along the way, he meets "The Chameleon," a new villain who is far more dangerous than any of his earlier foes.

On March 8, 2024, Kung Fu Panda 4 is scheduled to open in theatres. One of the most eagerly awaited films of the year, along with Joker: Folie à Deux, Deadpool 3, and Dune: Part Two. There are several reasons to be enthusiastic about Kung Fu Panda 4, including the unanticipated return of Tai Lung and the selection of Awkwafina and Ke Huy Quan as new characters.

1. The Upcoming Segment Of Po's Adventure

Po will start his next adventure in Kung Fu Panda 4, which picks up where the first three Kung Fu Panda films left off. This isn't going to be just another stand-alone Dragon Warrior adventure; Po intends to retire and is looking for a new kung fu master to succeed him. With this plot, Kung Fu Panda 4 will complete the saga as Po assumes the role that he toiled so hard to establish in the previous movie.

2. Tai Lung's Comeback

When Po defeated Tai Lung in the first Kung Fu Panda movie, he demonstrated that he was a true Dragon Warrior. Shifu's adopted son Tai Lung was formerly an apprentice to him but became wicked. He was the first, and he's still one of the most iconic bad guys in Kung Fu Panda. The Chameleon, the new antagonist in Kung Fu Panda 4, is going to bring Tai Lung back from the Spirit Realm. It will be interesting to see if his time in Spirit World has allowed him to think back on his previous transgressions.

3. The Chameleon's Malevolent Capability to Change Form

Not only is the villain in Kung Fu Panda 4 portrayed by an exceptional actor, but the character is also quite captivating. In addition, she possesses a menacing superpower that might make her the strongest antagonist in the whole series. The chameleon is a shape-shifting animal. When engaging in combat, she has the ability to absorb the opponent's kung fu skills and even change into their shape, which she can then utilise against them. Because she can transform into any opponent, she is an ideal match for them all.

4. The Part Awkwafina Plays As Po's Sidekick

In Kung Fu Panda 4, Awkwafina will portray Po's sidekick, joining the Kung Fu Panda ensemble. Po is accompanied on his most recent expedition by Zhen, a robber. You can always rely on Awkwafina to deliver some lighthearted comedic relief and steal the show in a supporting part in a movie starring A-list actors. Her roles as Goh Peik Lin in Crazy Rich Asians, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, and Constance in Ocean's 8 demonstrate this.

5. The Hidden Role of the Furious Five

The most perplexing thing about the Kung Fu Panda 4 trailer was the total absence of Po's fellow Furious Five teammates, Masters Tigress, Monkey, Crane, Mantis, and Viper. The Furious Five are in the film, director Mike Mitchell confirmed to NBC, which makes it even more intriguing that they weren't included in the teasers. What would the Furious Five's covert function in Kung Fu Panda 4 consist of? In a B-plot, perhaps they're out on their own adventure.

6. An A-List Supporting Cast

Even more A-list actors who play supporting parts in Kung Fu Panda 4 provide support for the A-list stars in the film's main cast. In Kung Fu Panda 3, Dustin Hoffman played Master Shifu again; James Hong played Mr. Ping, Po's adoptive father; Bryan Cranston played Li Shan, Po's real father; and Ian McShane returned as Tai Lung. In addition, the legendary Lori Tan Chinn and Ronny Chieng, who play Granny Boar and a fish that resides in a pelican's mouth, respectively, are joining the group.

7. The Epic Musical Score by Hans Zimmer

One of the most renowned cinema composers of all time is Hans Zimmer. He is now coming back to provide Kung Fu Panda 4 with the same appropriate weight and gravitas that his music provided to the visually amazing action of the original three Kung Fu Panda films. The epic-scale movies Dune, Gladiator, and The Dark Knight trilogy are among Zimmer's most well-known compositions. Zimmer has enhanced the material and added some dynamic to the franchise by incorporating the same grandeur into his Kung Fu Panda soundtrack.

8. The Villain Performance of Viola Davis

Kung Fu Panda 4's primary nemesis, The Chameleon, will be portrayed by Viola Davis. In addition to being one of the rare actors to win the EGOT, Davis excels in the role of villain. One of the best elements of The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes was Davis's transformation into the evil Dr. Volumnia Gaul, and there were moments when her heartless depiction of Amanda Waller in The Suicide Squad was just unnerving. Seeing what Davis accomplishes in a Kung Fu Panda villain part will be interesting.

9. How Ke Huy Quan Appeared

Ke Huy Quan is making a well-earned comeback in Hollywood ever since he won an Oscar for his role as Waymond Wang in Everything Everywhere All at Once. Since then, he has acted as the TVA's gatekeeper, Ouroboros, in Loki season 2, and he played Jamie Yao in the brief Disney+ series American Born Chinese. Han, the head of a gang of criminals in Kung Fu Panda 4, will play a part in that professional rebirth. Every time Quan appears in a film or television programme, his contagious excitement lights up the screen.

10. Jack Black Taking on the Part of Po

Since the outset, Jack Black's portrayal of the title character Po has been the centre and soul of the Kung Fu Panda film series. In addition to his humorous foolishness, Black has always endowed this character with a charming warmth that makes him likeable. Just the thought of hearing Black's incredible voice work as this endearing martial arts expert in Kung Fu Panda 4 is reason to celebrate. Black's performance as Bowser in The Super Mario Bros. Movie demonstrated his continued value as a voice actor.

11. Po Acquiring a Love Interest at Last

Po's romantic history is not frequently discussed in the Kung Fu Panda universe. The episode "Bride of Po" from season 2 of Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness is the only one where viewers get a glimpse of this. Even though Po does not end up being married by the conclusion of the episode, it highlights the Dragon Warrior's personal life. Po has matured emotionally throughout the course of the films, so it only seems fitting to provide him with a romantic interest at last to aid in his transition into adulthood. It's very probable that Po will find a partner at last with the arrival of Awkwafina's character, Zhen.

12. Studying Up on Po's Mother

In Kung Fu Panda 2 and 3, Po's mother is only mentioned and glimpsed in flashbacks. Apart from what Li Shan tells Po, not much is known about her, except that she is "smart, beautiful, tremendous appetite." Apart from the fact that she most likely gave her life in order to save Po, audiences are not shown or informed anything about Po's mother. Although her name is never revealed, finding out more about her might be crucial to Po's development as the Valley of Peace's Spiritual Leader. Dreamworks has a reputation for delivering unexpected twists and surprising character reunions in ways that movie studios could only imagine.

After an 8-year break from the big screen, Kung Fu Panda 4 is finally coming, and it has a lot of things that need to happen and questions that need to be addressed. The films chronicle the exploits of a cuddly panda called Po as he picks up kung fu, befriends people, and vanquishes kung fu bad guys from all around China. This plot will be continued in Kung Fu Panda 4, as Po fights alongside Zhen, a fox, against The Chameleon, a villain, and looks for someone to take over as the Dragon Warrior.

The Kung Fu Panda franchise, which has had three huge blockbuster films and other TV spinoffs, is one of Dreamworks' most successful ever, having made over $524 million at the box office (Box Office Mojo). Dreamworks has had a few box office setbacks in recent years, so Kung Fu Panda 4's success is also critical to the franchise's continued existence. This new film features the debut of a female Kung Fu Panda antagonist. The plot of Kung Fu Panda 4 is still mostly unknown, however certain things must occur in the upcoming movie.

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