First Teaser Trailer and Poster for 'Kung Fu Panda 2' Unleashed
After going full throttle with their beloved "Shrek Forever After" last summer, DreamWorks is gearing up for their next summer release "Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom". The studio has just debuted a teaser trailer for the movie, in addition to the first poster.
The teaser clip does not show many scenes and still highlights Po, who returns with his hungry fist and stomach. The video additionally wants to make some kind of interaction with fans as Po takes audience on a "kung fu staring contest".
According to the official plot synopsis on the movie's official website, 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 - Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. 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.
It is up to Po and The Furious Five to journey across China to face this threat and vanquish it. But how can Po stop a weapon that can stop kung fu? He must look to his past and uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins; only then will he be able to unlock the strength he needs to succeed.
Jack Black still voices Po, joined by other original cast including Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, David Cross and James Hong. Jean-Claude Van Damme, Michelle Yeoh and Victor Garber are additionally hired to voice other characters in this "Kung Fu Panda" sequel.
Jennifer Yuh Nelson is behind the lens of the 3-D animation, which is set to come out in the U.S. on May 26, 2011.
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