‘The Monkey King’ trailer: Netflix animated film stars Jimmy O. Yang, Stephanie Hsu

‘The Monkey King’ trailer: Netflix animated film stars Jimmy O. Yang, Stephanie Hsu
via Netflix
Daniel Anderson
July 18, 2023
Netflix dropped the official trailer for its upcoming animated movie “The Monkey King” on Monday.
Cast and crew: The film boasts a star-studded ensemble cast, featuring Jimmy O. Yang as the Monkey King; Jolie Hoang-Rappaport as the Monkey King’s companion, Lin; Nan Li as the Monkey King’s magical stick; Bowen Yang as Dragon King; Jo Koy as Benbo; Andrew Pang as Mayor; Stephanie Hsu as Mayor’s Wife; Kuno Inghram as Mayor’s Son; BD Wong as Buddha; Hoon Lee as Jade Emperor; Ron Yuan as Babbo, Andrew Kishino as the Demon of Havoc and King Yama; Sophie Wu as Red Girl; Jodi Long as Wangmu; and James Sie as Elder Monkey.
Directed by Anthony Stacchi (“The Boxtrolls,” “Open Season”), “The Monkey King” uses a screenplay written by Steve Bencich and Ron J. Friedman.
The film is produced by Peilin Chou, recognized for her work on acclaimed films such as “Over the Moon” and “Abominable.” Stephen Chow, known for his contributions to the films “Kung Fu Hustle” and “Shaolin Soccer,” serves as executive producer.

Release date: “The Monkey King” is set to premiere on Netflix on Aug. 18.

 
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