Kung Fu Panda: Po the Panda Finds His Inner Warrior
2008), directed by Mark Osborne and John Stevenson, is the animated story about a lazy, irreverent slacker panda, named Po, who is the biggest fan of Kung Fu around. However, he works every day in his family's noodle shop and can only dream of being a grand martial arts master. Unexpectedly chosen to fulfill an ancient prophecy, Po's dreams become reality when he joins the world of Kung Fu and studies alongside his idols, the legendary Furious Five -- Tigress (Angelina Jolie), Crane (David Cross), Mantis (Seth Rogen), Viper (Lucy Liu) and Monkey (Jackie Chan). They are led by a guru, Master Shifu (Dustin Hoffman, making a rare foray into animation).
Ian McShane), heads their way, and it is up to Po to defend everyone from the oncoming threat. Can he turn his dreams of becoming a Kung Fu master into reality? Po puts his heart - and his girth - into the task, and the unlikely hero ultimately finds that his greatest weaknesses turn out to be his greatest strengths.
Mark Osborne and John Stevenson, this is a delightful escapade. It is full of wisdom for kids who are searching to find themselves, and there are knowing asides to play to sophisticated audiences.
Watch the trailer below!