The beloved animated franchise Kung Fu Panda will return to the big screen with a fourth film. According to entertainment news website Deadline, Hollywood studio Universal has set Kung Fu Panda 4 for release on March 8, 2024. The studio has not revealed a director for the project. Jack Black Reveals How He Thought He Was a ‘Horrible’ Actor Until He Saw the Rough Cut of His First Movie.
Actor Jack Black, who plays Po, a giant panda who becomes a master of kung fu, is expected to return to voice the character in the fourth instalment. The new movie will follow the further adventures of wide-eyed Po in ancient China, whose love of kung fu is matched only by an insatiable appetite. Jack Black Birthday Special: 11 Funny Quotes of the Jumanji Actor That Show His Quirky Outlook Towards Life.
Produced by DreamWorks Animation, the franchise started with 2008 movie Kung Fu Panda, also featuring the voices of Dustin Hoffman as Master Shifu, Angelina Jolie as Tigress, Seth Rogen as Mantis, Jackie Chan as Monkey and Lucy Liu as Viper. It was followed up by Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) and Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016).