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THE MONKEY KING 2
Debuting on Digital December 6
On Blu-ray™ & DVD January 3
Bonus Materials Include a Five-part Making-of Featurette
PLANO, TEXAS. (November 16, 2016) – The legendary Monkey King returns for a new adventure when Well Go USA Entertainment debuts THE MONKEY KING 2 on digital December 6 and on Blu-ray™ and DVD January 3. The follow up to the international fantasy blockbuster finds Soi Cheang (The Monkey King, Kill Zone 2) back in the director’s chair, with martial arts legend Sammo Hung (Kung Fu Hustle, Tai Chi Zero) on board as action director, for the epic sequel set 500 years after the original. This edition finds Aaron Kwok (Cold War) replacing Donnie Yen as The Monkey King, a warrior who must protect a traveling monk (William Feng Shaofeng, Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon) from the White Bone Spirit (Gong Li, Curse of the Golden Flower), a demon seeking immortality. THE MONKEY KING 2 also stars Xiao Shen Yang (The Grandmaster), Him Law (Young and Dangerous: Reloaded) and Kris Phillips (Painted Skin: The Resurrection). Bonus materials include a five-part Making-of featurette.
The follow up to the international fantasy blockbuster, THE MONKEY KING 2 fast forwards 500 years after the Monkey King (Aaron Kwok) wreaked havoc in heaven. Newly freed from his confines under the Five Finger Mountain, the Monkey King vows to protect the innocent from a demon seeking immortality as he accompanies a young monk on an epic journey to the West.
Bonus Materials Include:
Five-part “Making of” Featurette
The Monkey King
A New World
THE MONKEY KING 2 has a runtime of approximately 120 minutes and is not rated.