The most popular film franchise, Kung Fu Panda, the movie that received nominations for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature and also many Annie Awards. The initial three films were commercial as well as critical success with the second one becoming the biggest box office success across the globe.
In 2008, after the first installment of the film was released, it became a huge hit and received appreciation from everyone the second installment of the film was released in 2011 with the third one releasing in 2016.
Set in the lands of China, the film revolves around a panda, from ancient times. It majorly follows a group of animals who know how to talk like humans and the main character of the film is Panda, popular with the other name ‘Po.’ ‘Po’ panda is an avid ‘Kung Fu’ player and is popular for this fantastic martial art!
Fans are eager to know about the fourth installment of Kung Fu Panda and here’s what we know about it so far.
Kung Fu Panda 4 Production Status
There are several rumors circulating about the fourth installment of the film. As per reports, Kung Fu Panda 4 is currently under development though it has been postponed because of the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
Although, the producers haven’t uttered a word as of yet regarding the status of the fourth installment of the film. Jeffrey Katzenberg confirmed that the franchise will have additional three sequels that would bring the total number to six.
When he was questioned whether there were any updates on Kung Fu Panda 4, co-director Jennifer Yuh Nelson stated that she did not know as she had always believed the series as a trilogy, though she was clear about the perception of a fourth installment in the film franchise as long as it revolved around Po.
Consequently, we think that DreamWorks Animation has secretly renewed the film for the fourth part. Though they haven’t revealed that the fourth installment of Kung Fu Panda will kick-off. So, in this article, we will find out if the rumors are true about Kung Fu Panda 4.
Kung Fu Panda 4 Release Date
In 2016, when the third installment of Kung Fu Panda was released, millions of fans were eagerly waiting for the fourth installment of the film franchise series.
It was estimated that Kung Fu Panda 4 would be released in 2018. But the fans were disappointed after it wasn’t released because of some reasons.
We are aware of the fact that this film isn’t a single movie, rather, it is a six-part film and will be kicked off in six parts, among which, three are already out. Therefore, there are rumors that soon we will be able to watch a fourth part of the film.
Hopefully, the fourth part of Kung Fu Panda will be released but no announcement has been made yet regarding the exact release date for it. However, it is anticipated that it will kick off in theatres this year. We will update this section after the official confirmation about the same.
There are rumors that the film is all set to release in the US on June 28, 2022, and on June 29, 2022, it will be released in other countries.
Kung Fu Panda 4 Cast
We can expect the below-mentioned names to join the cast of Kung Fu Panda 4.
- Jack Black to voice the character of Po
- Dustin Hoffman to voice the character of the Master- Shifu
- James Hong to voice the character of Ping
- David Cross to voice the character of Crane
- Jackie Chan to voice the character of Monkey
- Lucy Liu to voice the character of Viper, and
- Angelina Jolie to voice the character of Tigress
Kung Fu Panda 4 Expected Storyline
The film is undoubtedly a six-part film series, though every installment of the film franchise is complete in itself. This clarifies that none of the parts are linked with each other in a manner to continue the story of one onto the next. Hence, we can expect this upcoming part to be a fresh new film version.
The fourth installment of the film is anticipated to come with the evolution of the humanoid Panda- Po, with his pre-existing happy, jolly behavior.
In the first installment of the film, we saw Po crushing Tai Lung, and later, a new antagonist showed up in the next part. Kung Fu Panda 4 revolved around the bond between Po and his father.
In the potential fourth installment of the film, we can expect to see a new antagonist. A lot of fans are waiting to see more of Po and his father in the franchise. Let’s wait until the official announcement is made.
Kung Fu Panda 4 Trailer
As of now, since there is no confirmation about the fourth installment of the film, we cannot expect a trailer soon. But if the rumors turn out to be true then we can expect to see a trailer soon. DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg hinted at the probability of a fourth part.
We will keep you updated with all the latest information until then stay tuned to our website.