Some news regarding the Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight cast has been unveiled by Netflix. In addition to the return of Jack Black as Po, Rita Ora makes her first big voice acting appearance, and James Hong, a series veteran, is also on board.
The Wandering Blade by Rita Ora is defined as “a tough English bear knight that joins Po on his globe-trotting adventure.” Meanwhile, Hong will reprise his role as Mr. Ping, “Po’s adoptive, over-protective father is always filled with pride for his boy.” In addition, the portrayal of Chris Geere as Klaus Dumont, Ed Weeks as Colin, Rahnuma Panthaky as Rukhmini, Della Saba as Veruca Dumont, and Amy Hill as Pei Pei round out the cast.
Netflix has also dropped brand-new images of the Kung Fu Panda franchise’s newest members:
Among those involved in the executive producers are Peter Hastings, Shaunt Nigoghossian, Chris Amick, and Ben Mekler.
In 2008, the first installment in the Kung Fu Panda series was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan, Dustin Hoffman, Lucy Liu, James Hong, and Seth Rogen all contributed their vocals to the film.