Kung Fu Panda 4 is happening! Let’s find out together everything there is to know about the fourth film in the saga starring Po.
After the news, in August 2022, spread by DreamWorks that a Kung Fu Panda 4 it was a concrete possibility, now comes the official confirmation: Po and the Furious Five will return for a fourth film, the first released by Universal after its acquisition by DreamWorks in 2016.
Kung Fu Panda 4 release date and everything we know about the movie
The Kung Fu Panda franchise expanded after that Kung Fu Panda 3 thanks to the release of several television spinoffs, which showed the adventures of Po and the Furious Five, often focusing precisely on the supporting actors of the story. Among the various television series we remember Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knightreleased on Netflix in July 2022. These spinoffs were useful because they allowed you to delve into world building and character relationships, while the films had paid more attention to Po’s story arc, from his training to become the Dragon Warrior, to to discover his true origins and to find his family.
An initial announcement of a possible fourth film had been released by DreamWorks in August 2022, but now the release of Kung Fu Panda 4 it’s official and also has a release date: March 8, 2024, a full eight years after the last film. No plot or cast details have been released at this time, but it is likely that the original voice actors – Jack Black for Po e Dustin Hoffman as Master Shifu – will also return for this fourth film.
DreamWorks has at least 6 movies planned for the Po franchise, according to reports from Jeffrey Katzenberghead of DreamWorks Animation, in an interview with Empire:
“Kung Fu Panda has 6 chapters in all and we have already mapped them out over the years”
Fans, therefore, can rest assured: Po’s story will not end with Kung Fu Panda 4 and, although there are no confirmations, nor possible release dates for the other films, they can be sure that Po and the Furious Five will soon return to the cinema with new adventures to be experienced.
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