Kung Fu Panda 4: There is no question that Kung Fu Panda movies are the best when it comes to cute martial artists. Since the first DreamWorks animated movie about the dumpling-loving Dragon warrior Po came out in 2008, we’ve been hooked on the series, and fans can’t wait for more fistfights in the Valley of Peace.
Kung Fu Panda is an Academy Award-nominated masterpiece that tells the story of a cute Panda’s adventures as he learns martial arts. It has been turned into two sequels, an animated series, and video games.
But despite its success, the IP hasn’t been in Hollywood since Kung Fu Panda 3 came out in 2016. This has led many people to wonder if we’ll ever get another movie in the beloved series.
Well, buckle up, folks! Our prayers have been answered, and a new Kung Fu Panda movie will finally be. Before Po’s significant return, here’s everything you need to know about the Kung Fu Panda 4 release date, cast, plot, and more.
Kung Fu Panda 4: When Is Its Release Date?
Good news for fans of the Furious Five! Kung Fu Panda 4 will come out on March 8, 2024. Yes, the sequel to the 2016 movie Kung Fu Panda 3 is finally happening after years of waiting.
DreamWorks told the world on August 12, 2022, through its social media pages, that not only was Kung Fu Panda 4 in the works but that it was already on the calendar. Fans were excited about the news, which was both welcome and surprising.
It’s safe to say that no one was thinking about Kung Fu Panda 4. In 2018, director Jennifer Yuh Nelson told the Metro, “For me, [Kung Fu Panda] had always been a trilogy in terms of the story arc we were working on.”
So it’s easy to see why fans didn’t expect DreamWorks’ bombshell. But now that we know Po is returning to the big screen, we can all rest easy. March 2024 is the date to mark on our calendars.
Is There A Kung Fu Panda 4 Trailer?
There is no trailer for Kung Fu Panda 4 as of right now. But because we know when 2024 will come out, we know that a full-length teaser will come out in late January or early February of that year. We are also willing to bet that more small hints will be given out before 2024, especially in the second half of 2023, to keep us all excited.
Save this page because we’ll let you know when new clips come out. Here is the trailer for Kung Fu Panda 3 to hold you over until it comes out.
What Will Happen In Kung Fu Panda 4 Plot?
The story for Kung Fu Panda 4 is still a secret. But there are a lot of good ideas about what will happen next in the story. In Kung Fu Panda 3, Po fulfilled his destiny as Grand Master Oogway’s natural successor.
He also got back together with his Panda family and took over as a teacher. Even though it may seem like our fat hero has done everything, he still has much room to grow. Many fans think Po will find love in the next family movie and move on to the next part of his life.
This plot line has a lot of potential because it could make him choose between his new love interest and his job with the Furious Five. I don’t know about you, but for us, spicy drama is the secret ingredient in our movie-themed noodle soup!
We might also see Po more in his new role as a teacher, training his fellow Pandas and bringing them into the world of Kung Fu. Then there’s the chance Po could be looking for talent and a new leader.
After seeing Oogway in the Spirit Realm in Kung Fu Panda 3, we think Po is thinking about his death. He may want to find a way to keep the Valley safe after he’s gone. When Kung Fu Panda 4 comes out, the pandas go to the Valley of Peace.
There is also the case of introducing a new bad guy in a movie. In every Kung Fu Panda movie before, there was a new big bad guy to hate. In Kung Fu Panda, it was Tai Lung. In Kung Fu Panda 2, it was Shen. And In Kung Fu Panda 3, it was General Kai. So, we are 99% sure that the next movie will feature a new and scary enemy.
Even though there is a lot of guessing going on right now, we know that the people working on Kung Fu Panda 4 have a plan and that the story won’t be a random deviation from the other movies in the series.
In an old interview with Empire, Jeffery Katzenberg, the head of DreamWorks Animation, said there was always a plan for more Kung Fu Panda movies. “There are six parts to Kung Fu Panda, and we’ve planned them out over the years,” he said. We’ll let you know as soon as more news comes our way!
Kung Fu Panda 4: Who Is In It?
Even though not every cast member for Kung Fu Panda 4 has been confirmed yet, we know that all the main characters from the first movie will be back. This means Jack Black is back as Po, and Dustin Hoffman will play Master Shifu.
Angelina will play Tigress again, Seth Rogen will play Mantis again, Jackie Chan will voice Monkey, Lucy Lui will play Viper, and David Cross will once again play Crane.
- Jack Black as Po
- Dustin Hoffman as Master Shifu
- Angelina as Tigress
- Seth Rogen as Mantis
- Jackie Chan as Monkey
- Lucy Lui as Viper
- David Cross as Crane
Even though the names above are the only ones confirmed to be in Kung Fu Panda 4, we’re willing to bet the list will grow to include both new and old faces. In Kung Fu Panda 3, Oogway may have given Po the torch for good, but it would be a shame if he didn’t come back, at least in flashbacks. With this in mind, we hope Randall Duk Kim will play the part again.
Then there’s the problem of the new bad guy. Some famous people have been the voices of Kung Fu Panda’s bad guys in the past. Ian McShane, Gary Oldman, and J.K. Simmons have been the main bad guys in action movies. So, another big name is likely to join the cast of Kung Fu Panda 4.
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For almost 4 years, Jason Martin has been a freelance writer for newspapers, journals, blogs, books, and online material. He covers the most recent news as well as many other topics.