Kung Fu Panda 2, is an animated film and the sequel to the 2008 film, Kung Fu Panda. It is set to be in 3D, will be directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson, and executive produced by Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Blade II) with most of the original cast returning, along with some new characters.The film was originally going to be named Kung Fu Panda 2: Pandamonium.
Jack Black, the voice of Po the Panda, announced a Kung Fu Panda sequel during the 2009 Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards. The rest of the first film’s cast, including Black, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan, Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Seth Rogen, David Cross and James Hong, are all set to reprise their roles. New cast members include Victor Garber, Michelle Yeoh, Gary Oldman, James Woods and Jean-Claude Van Damme.
In KUNG FU PANDA 2, Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five.
But Po’s new life of awesomeness is threatened by the emergence of a formidable villain, who plans to use a secret, unstoppable weapon to conquer China and destroy kung fu. He must look to his past and uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins; only then will Po be able to unlock the strength he needs to succeed.
THQ will release a video game based on the movie for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, and DS. A 3DS version will also be made.