We all know that ‘Kung Fu Panda’ is one of the most valuable, successful, and popular franchise in the world and has collected almost a billion dollars only by delivering the three films (Kung Fu Panda, Kung Fu Panda 2, and Kung Fu Panda 3) but it seems like they’re trying in order to go one level up as the 13 episodes of Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny each of half-hour are getting a lot of hype and appreciation from the viewers.
Kung Fu Panda movie opened in 4,114 theatres, with grossing almost $20.3 million and the movie collected a whopping sum of $60.2 million in the opening weekend of the movie. The movie to this day is the movie with the biggest opening despite being a non-sequel movie.
With this kind of opening to the first film, I don’t think I have to say something about the other two parts. So, it was the idea of Kung Fu Panda Franchise to launch an animated series on Nickelodeon in 2010.
After the success of the first series, the second series with the name ‘Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of the Destiny’ made its way into the Amazon Prime as the series show us that Po is on a new and exciting adventure in the middle of which he came across four cute panda kids who were blessed with some amazing powers but it was the duty of Po to make them realize and understand their duties as they should save the world using their powers but the task isn’t simple as the kids aren’t able to handle their powers properly.
We also see that panda kids are discovering their powers with the series going from episode to episode we also see all the challenges and trouble they face while understanding and realizing their powers. The duty of giving them proper training and also making them knowledgeable about the evil and lethal opponent they’re going to face turned out to be a very big challenge for Po but as the time passes they started learning about their powers and also started controlling them with ease.
But, the panda kids need to join the powers of all four constellations Black Tortoise, Blue Dragon, White Tiger, and Red Phoenix, as they are based on the astronomy of China. The villain of the movie is their corrupt and bad teacher Jindiao who is obsessed with power and in order to seek the most lethal power he wants to get the dark chi as soon as possible.
A lot of great things are in there in the movie as we see that Po is becoming a responsible panda which we haven’t seen for so many time. Although, he’s been serious and dangerous but seeing Po teaching little panda all the things as a teacher is a really beautiful moment to see.
There cast of the movie includes Mick Wingert for Po, Chrissy Metz for the role of Mei Mei, James Hong int he character of Mr. Ping, Amy Hill for Grandma Panda, Haley Tju for the character of Nu Hai, Laya Deleon Hayes as Jing, Gunnar Sizemore for the role of Bao, and Makana Say in the role of Fan Tong. There are three episodes of the series which has been directed by Lane Lueras, three from James Wootton, and others have been directed by a lot of different directors.
But, Elliott Owen is the name which has been there a lot of times in the credits of ‘Written by’ as he has written five episodes of the series and also said something about the experience he had. He said,
“We spent a lot of time figuring out how to make it look as good as possible, and I think people will probably be pretty impressed. I think the good thing about what we’re doing is that we’re setting it in Panda Village, which was introduced in the third movie, and we’re bringing in some new characters. So, it’s almost like we’re opening up this new little pocket in the Kung Fu Panda universe. We’re focused on these new, young panda characters that are slightly like Po was when he was younger at the beginning of the first movie.”
So, have you seen it or not? Tell us in the comments section whether you liked it, loved it, or hate it.