Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight(2022)
Two unlikely partners are set on a course to stop evil and save the world. The loveable legend Kung-Fu Panda himself, Po, returns to fight alongside a new comrade. An English knight bedecked in serious armour with a serious personality, Wandering Blade is the near-opposite of the Dragon Master, Po. The two will have to team up if they’re going to defeat the villainy that seeks the power to build a new empire and destroy all that has come before.
What to know
Kung-Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight is a fantasy adventure animated series in the Kung-Fu Panda franchise. It was released on July 14, 2022 on Netflix. Produced by DreamWorks Animation, The Dragon Knight is the third animated series in the franchise and the eleventh title overall including three feature length, four short films and one holiday special.
Returning in the titular role as the voice of Po is Jack Black alongside his faithful companion Mr. Ping voiced by James Hong. Making her franchise debut is Rita Ora who voices the new character Wandering Blade. Chris Geere and Della Saba voice villains Klaus and Veruca Dumont respectively. Rahnuma Panthaky voices Rukhmini, Ed Weeks voices Colin and Amy Hill portrays the voice of Pei Pei.
Production: Timeline, news & updates
- March 16, 2022: Netflix announced as part of their collaboration with DreamWorks Animation that they would be releasing a new series in the Kung-Fu Panda franchise entitled The Dragon Knight. The announcement also confirmed a return to the franchise for Jack Black as a celebration of National Panda Day.(Source: SlashFilm)
- May 6, 2022: Rita Ora is confirmed to be voicing a new character for The Dragon Knight. Wandering Blade is set to be a companion to Po who helps him on his mission and marks the entry of a new character into the Kung-Fu Panda lore. Longtime Kung-Fu Panda voice actor James Hong also confirmed that he would be returning as Mr. Ping. Source: Collider)
- June 16, 2022: The trailer for Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight is revealed offering the glimpses into the series. The two mysterious evil weasels are revealed alongside a first look at new character Wandering Blade. Source: YouTube)
- July 14, 2022: Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight is released on Netflix. Source: Netflix)
Videos: Trailers, Teasers, Featurettes
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