'Kung Fu Panda' Sequel Eyed by DreamWorks


'Kung Fu Panda' Sequel Eyed by DreamWorks


DreamWorks Animation have been reported to be in negotiation to bring the follow-up film of the hit animation comedy 'Kung Fu Panda' to the big screen.

Grossing $60.2 million on its opening weekend, "Kung Fu Panda" has become DreamWorks Animation's biggest opening for a non-sequel film and the third-largest opening weekend overall for a DreamWorks animated film. With that in mind and the follow-up story being developed, it is no wonder that DreamWorks won't miss a chance on getting the right for its sequel.

Speaking to the press at a portions screening of "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa", Jeffrey Katzenberg, the Chief Executive of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., revealed that the studio have been in negotiation for "Kung Fu Panda 2". To Reuters in particular, he said, "We've started conversations about it, and I think in the next 30 or 60 days, we'll be able to talk completely about that."

Set in ancient China where a town is populated by talking animals, "Panda" centers its story on Po, a clumsy and fat panda who admires the kung fu warriors from the distance dreaming one day he would be one of them. On an eventful day by sheer coincidence, he has been hand-picked by a kung fu master as the only one who can save his village from powerful enemy. Belittled by others, Po now has to prove that he has what it takes to be the "Chosen One".

The animated comedy movie is directed by John Stevenson and Mark Osborne and scripted by Dan Harmon and Rob Schrab. It features the voices of Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman, Seth Rogen and many others.

© AceShowbiz.com


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