Kung Fu Panda 3 is a 2016 3D American-Chinese computer-animated action comedy martial arts film, produced by DreamWorks Animation and Oriental DreamWorks, and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson, with Alessandro Carloni serving as co-director. The film is written by Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger, produced by Melissa Cobb, and executive produced by Guillermo del Toro. It is the second sequel to the 2008 film Kung Fu Panda and third installment in the Kung Fu Panda franchise. The film will feature the voices of Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Seth Rogen, Jackie Chan, Lucy Liu, David Cross, Bryan Cranston, Kate Hudson, and J. K. Simmons.

In January 2015, it was announced the release date was updated to March 18, 2016.[1] On April 14, 2015, DreamWorks moved the release date up to January 29, 2016.[2]

The film received generally positive reviews from critics and the general public, and was a box office success, grossing $521 million worldwide against it's $145 million budget.


Po reunites with his biological father and returns to his birthplace — a secret panda paradise, where he does not fit in. There he meets Mei Mei, an overly eager panda, who has been promised in an arranged marriage to Po. When an evil spirit called Kai terrorizes across China stealing powers of defeated kung fu masters, Po must learn to train a village of clumsy, fun-loving pandas to become the band of Kung Fu Pandas.

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  1. "Massive Layoffs at DreamWorks Animation". Big Cartoon News, January 24, 2015
  2. "Kung Fu Panda 3 Pulled Forward". Big Cartoon News, April 14, 2015

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