Netflix released a new trailer and release date for ‘The Monkey King,’ an animated film version of “Journey to the West” legend Monkey King, Sun Wukong. The film is produced by Stephen Chow and Peilin Chou. ‘The Monkey King’ premieres on August 18, 2023, on Netflix. Watch the trailer below.
What is the Plot of ‘The Monkey King’?
According to Netflix’s logline, The Monkey King is an action-packed family comedy that follows a rebellious and charismatic Monkey and his magical fighting Stick on an epic quest for victory over 100 demons, an eccentric Dragon King, and Monkey’s greatest foe of all — his own ego! Along the way, a young village girl challenges his self-centered attitude and shows him that even the smallest pebble can have a big effect on the world.
‘The Monkey King’ Cast?
‘The Monkey King’ voice stars are Jimmy O. Yang as Monkey King, Jolie Hoang-Rappaport as Lin, Nan Li as Stick, Bowen Yang as Dragon King, Jo Koy as Benbo, Ron Yuan as Babbo, Hoon Lee as Jade Emperor, BD Wong as Buddha, Andrew Kishino as Demon of Havoc, Sophie Wu as Red Girl, Andrew Kishino as King Yama, Jodi Long as Wangmu, James Sie as Elder Monkey, Andrew Pang as Mayor, Stephanie Hsu as Mayor’s Wife, and Kuno Inghram as Mayor’s Son.
The film is directed by Anthony Stacchi from a screenplay by Steve Bencich and Ron J. Friedman. ReelFX handles the animation and imagery.
When does ‘The Monkey King’ animated film premiere on Netflix?
The film ‘The Monkey King’ will be premiering on August 18, 2023, on Netflix.
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