Oct 3, 2008
Entertainment - Dreamworks announces 'Kung Fu Panda' sequel
DreamWorks Animation SKG has announced plans for a sequel to ``Kung Fu Panda'' to be released in 2011.The movie, like all DreamWorks Animation films starting in 2009, will be produced with 3-D technology, the company said in a statement Wednesday. Actor Jack Black will return to provide the voice of Po, a panda in ancient China who becomes an unlikely martial-arts hero. Actress Angelina Jolie is also slated to return as the voice of Tigress. The computer animated comedy has brought in more than $200 million in U.S. box office and more than $600 million worldwide since its release in early June, making it DreamWorks Animation's most successful original film ever. It will be released on DVD on November 9, along with a new companion short, ``Secrets of the Furious Five.''