HTS Moderator , Reviewer
LOS ANGELES, CA (April 19, 2016) – DreamWorks Animation’s KUNG FU PANDA 3 is not only one of the best reviewed films of the year, but also one of the top five grossing films of 2016 worldwide. Everyone’s favorite wise-cracking, dumpling-snacking hero is back in “the best Kung Fu Panda yet,” proclaims Pete Hammond of Deadline.com. A hit with audiences and critics alike, the film received an outstanding audience reaction with a coveted “A” CinemaScore® and Certified Fresh on RottenTomatoes.com. 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment releases DreamWorks Animation’s KUNG FU PANDA 3 AWESOME EDITION on Digital HD on May 13 and Blu-ray™ and DVD on June 28.
After reuniting with his long-lost father, Po travels to a secret village and meets tons of hilarious new panda friends and family members. But when the supernatural villain Kai challenges all the Kung Fu masters across China, Po must discover the teacher within himself and train his clumsy brethren to become the ultimate band of Kung Fu Pandas!
>From Academy Award® nominated director, Jennifer Yuh Nelson (Kung Fu Panda 2) and Alessandro Carloni (How to Train Your Dragon), KUNG FU PANDA 3 features the voice talents of Golden Globe® nominee Jack Black (Shallow Hal, School of Rock), Emmy®, Golden Globe®, Screen Actors Guild® and Tony® award winner, Bryan Cranston (“Breaking Bad,” Trumbo, Argo), two-time Academy Award® winner Dustin Hoffman (Meet the Fockers, Rain Man, The Graduate), Academy® and Golden Globe® award winner, Angelina Jolie (Girl, Interrupted, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider), Academy® and Golden Globe® award winner, J.K. Simmons (Whiplash, Juno), Jackie Chan, (Rumble in the Bronx, Rush Hour), Seth Rogen, (The Interview, Neighbors), Lucy Liu (Charlie’s Angels, Kill Bill), David Cross (“Arrested Development”), Golden Globe Award® winner and Academy Award® nominee, Kate Hudson (Almost Famous, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days) and James Hong (Blade Runner).
KUNG FU PANDA 3 is “a beautifully rendered, lovingly constructed action-comedy that's sure to please kids and adults alike,” proclaims Gary Goldstein of the Los Angeles Times. James Vernier of the Boston Herald asserts that KUNG FU PANDA 3 is “spectacular.” And Bill Bregoli of CBS Radio News declares KUNG FU PANDA 3 is “non-stop action, thrills and laughs!”
Kick off the summer with the KUNG FU PANDA 3 Awesome Edition on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital HD. Featuring more fun, funny and action packed bonus features including 2 all-new Kung Fu Panda animated shorts, Everybody Loves A Panda Party Karaoke with Po, Make a Panda Party Paper Pal and more!
*Bryan Cranston, Actor, “Breaking Bad,” 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013 & 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards, 2014 Golden Globe Awards, “All the Way,” 2014 Tony Awards. **Dustin Hoffman, Actor, “Kramer vs. Kramer,” 1979 Academy Awards; “Rain Man,” 1988 Academy Awards. ***Angelina Jolie, Supporting Actress, “Girl Interrupted,” 2000 Academy Awards, “George Wallace,” 1998 Golden Globe Awards; Actress, “Gia,” 1999 Golden Globe Awards. ****J. K. Simmons, Supporting Actor, “Whiplash,” 2014 Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards. *****Kate Hudson, Supporting Actress, “Almost Famous,” 2000 Golden Globe Awards.
DreamWorks Animation’s KUNG FU PANDA 3 Blu-ray™, DVD & Digital HD includes:
Feature film in high definition
Everybody Loves a Panda Party – Join Po and the entire cast of lovable pandas to sing-along and learn why everybody loves a panda party in this all-new presentation.
Po’s Posters of Awesomeness – Po leads a deeper exploration of the awesome art in Mr. Ping’s hut as the posters come to life and illustrate his hilarious stories.
Panda Paws – Watch the enormously talented panda ribbon dancer Mei Mei starring with Bao in an exclusive animated tale.
Make a Panda Party Paper Pal – Learn the mystic art of paper folding and create a village of panda pals as Po hosts this fun and entertaining tutorial.
Play Like a Panda – Adorable overload! Learn all about real baby pandas, their amazing lives, and their remarkable playful ways.
The Origin of “Skadoosh” – For the first time ever, Po reveals the extra-super-secret origin of his world-famous catchphrase.
Faux Paws Deleted Scenes – Discover fascinating story insights with this revealing collection of deleted footage you couldn’t see in theaters!