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Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight Premiering on 14th July! Everything We Know

Still from trailer Kung Fu Panda The Dragon Knight
Still from trailer Kung Fu Panda The Dragon Knight

Netflix is all set to launch the third series of Kung Fu Panda. This series will be called Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight. Netflix announced this show as a part of Netflix’s Geeked Week Celebration. This, in turn, saw the streaming behemoth share fresh information on other animated works. These include shows like The Cuphead Show, Skull Island, and Cyberpunk: Edgerunners. Let’s dive into the world of Kungfu and see what the Dragon Master has to offer!

The Kung Fu Panda cartoon series will premiere on Thursday, July 14, 2022, according to a recent Netflix press release. Netflix dropped the trailer for this series on the 16th of June. The first original trio, four short movies, a holiday special, and two more TV episodes have all been followed by The Dragon Knight, the original 2008 movie’s ninth spin-off. The Kung Fu Panda universe will be expanded by Netflix with a new cartoon series from DreamWorks Animation. According to an announcement made on March 16, Jack Black will be resuming his role as Po the Panda.

Plot of Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight

The Dragon Knight’s official synopsis was released alongside the trailer. In this 11-episode plot line, Jack Black reappears in the series as Po’s voice. After an enigmatic duo of weasels concentrates their efforts on a collection of four potent weapons, Po now has to leave his village to travel the world in search of justice. The Wandering Blade, a no-nonsense English knight, joins Po on this mission. Together, these two incompatible heroes embark on a grand quest to discover the mystical weapons first and prevent the end of the world. They may even pick up some useful tips from one another along the way.

Still from trailer Kung Fu Panda The Dragon Knight

Still from trailer Kung Fu Panda The Dragon Knight

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Trailer of Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight

Everything in Po-land first appears to be normal in the new trailer. As we can see, the Dragon master is still at home, chowing down on bowls of noodles and exclaiming, “Skadoosh”. However, in a split-second mistake, Po decimates the entire town and allows the weasels to flee when a pair of wicked weasels called Klaus and Veruca Dumont attack, leaving the locals utterly disappointed. Po’s status as Dragon Master had been reduced to “pending” by suppertime. And to make matters worse, the neighborhood dumpling shop has dumped a box of Po’s Dragon Master miniatures, his adoptive dad, Mr. Ping, lamentably informs him. Ouch.

Still from trailer Kung Fu Panda The Dragon Knight

Still from trailer Kung Fu Panda The Dragon Knight

Whenever a door shuts, a window also opens. For Po, the window is British warrior Luthera (Rita Ora), also known as “The Wandering Blade”. Only Po can assist Luthera as she visits Po’s hamlet in pursuit of the Dragon Master. Eventually, he discovers that the only way to regain favor at home is to embark on a mission to save his nation.

The trailer majorly focuses on the new faces, including Luthera, Klaus, and Veruca. Not forgetting Po and his father. The teaser does not feature any of Tigress’s seasoned team members: Mantis, Monkey, Viper, or Crane.

Release date of Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight

In the upcoming Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight Netflix DreamWorks series, Po is back and prepared to save the citizens of China.  The animated series Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight will be released On July 14, 2022, on Netflix.

Cast of The Dragon Knight

As a surprise, the animated series introduces a few new performers as well as brings back a number of actors who have previously provided the voices for the show’s animated characters. James Hong voices Mr. Ping Chris. Geere will be playing for Klaus Dumont. Ed Weeks plays the role of Colin. Della Saba plays the role of Veruca Dumont. Rahunma Panthaky plays the role of Rukhmini, and Amy Hills plays the role of Pei Pei.

Still from trailer Kung Fu Panda The Dragon Knight

Still from the trailer Kung Fu Panda The Dragon Knight

Peter Hastings and Shaunt Nigoghossian are the executive producers for Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight. Chris Amick and Ben Mekler from the DreamWorks Animation studio are co-executive producers of this incredible show.

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