BEACON TRANSCRIPT – Kung Fu Panda 3 is here, proving that January and February are not always dull in term of new flicks. Usually, during this season, Hollywood tries its best to entice us with cheap and obnoxious horror flick or comedies. Every now and then, the movie studio manages to surpass our expectations and create something totally unique. Here is why Kung Fu Panda 3 is a game-changer.
Although the plot is somewhat predictable, the movies makes it up to the audience through its witty and humorous punchlines and unforgettable characters. The third installment of the film will feature the same voice-overs performed by charismatic actors such as Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Seth Rogen, Dustin Hoffman and Bryan Cranston.
In Kung Fu Panda 3, the adorable, yet though panda bear called Po, assumes the role of Kung Fu master, following closely in the footsteps of Master Shifu. Regarding the emblematic and enigmatic master Shifu, here’s a fun fact for you. Dustin Hoffman, the actor who brought Shifu to life, didn’t know what kind of animal the dojo master is.
Po, together with his team of fine warriors must face a new threat in the form of a menacing bull-like character, voice by the actor J.K Simmons. The bull is set to conquer the world after he absorbed the spiritual essences of all the former dojo masters who dwell in the spiritual realm.
Apart from the predictable plot, accompanied by the witty commentaries of the characters, Kung Fu Panda 3 is also considered a box-office breaker due to the fact that the movie managed to bring together Hollywood and several Chinese movie producers.
The third installment of the movie, produce by DreamWorks Animation, in collaboration with several other Chinese movie producers, is sure to open the gate towards future joint ventures in the movies area.
Why Kung Fu Panda 3 is a game-changer you ask? First of all, it managed to target a specific segment of movie aficionados, more specifically those who celebrate the Chine New Year. During this time of the year, people chose to go home in order to celebrate the New Year. Most of them would stop by the movie theater in order to view some relaxing flicks, which is A prime in terms of ticket sales.
Kung Fu Panda 3 will launch simultaneously in the US and China on the 29th of January. Moreover, the movie will have two versions, one in English and one in Mandarin.
Movie producers look forward to a fruitful collaboration with China. Moreover, this fresh start can also ensure that more American movies will get approved by the Chinese censors. To this end, another US-based movie company, by the name of Lion Gate Entertainment struck a deal with a Chinese company.
The company’s attorney declared that the sole condition imposed by the Chinese movie company is that there will be no more Chinese antagonists in the movies.