‘Kung Fu Panda 4’ Gets Peacock Release Date

More panda-monium is coming to Peacock

Published Time: 06.06.2024 - 19:31:26 Modified Time: 06.06.2024 - 19:31:26

More panda-monium is coming to Peacock.

This year’s family friendly adventure movie “Kung Fu Panda 4” is arriving on Peacock on June 21.

Along with the latest movie, Peacock will exclusively stream the original “Kung Fu Panda” beginning on June 6, plus “Kung Fu Panda 3” on June 26.

DreamWorks’ “Kung Fu Panda 4” opened in theaters back in March with an impressive $58 million. It has gone on to gross $540 million worldwide to date, pushing the animated karate franchise to more than $2 billion in total.

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Jack Black returned as Po, the fluffy Dragon Warrior and kung fu master, in the fourth movie. The cast also included Awkwafina, Viola Davis, Dustin Hoffman, Bryan Cranston, James Hong, Ian McShane, Ke Huy Quan andmore.

In his review, Variety chief film critic Owen Gleiberman wrote, “When the original ‘Kung Fu Panda’ was released in 2008, it was built around a great joke: th -

at Po, incarnated by Jack Black at his Jack Blackiest, was a lazy hipster goofball who just wanted to sit around — yet somehow, through intense training (and the pursuit of his love of dumplings), he became the unlikeliest of kung fu masters. Two sequels (one good, one okay) and three let’s-milk-the-franchise animated TV series later, Po is now an icon, a mascot, an action figure for every kid with the imagination of a superhero and the soul of a couch potato. But with all that overexposure, it isn’t just the novelty that is now gone from Po’s saga. So is the comic punch, the sense that he’s on a journey that jolts him out of his torpor.”

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