In the Netflix film “The Monkey King,” an egotistical but adaptive monkey king embarks on a mission that will change his life. We’ll tell you everything you need to know about the novel adaptation!
- This animated movie represents a new animated adventure from streaming service Netflix.
- The film is based on the Chinese novel “The Journey to the West.”
- The novel adaptation is scheduled to be launched by the streaming provider in 2023.
The Netflix animated original is about the life-changing adventure of the monkey king Sun Wukong, who has to face his greatest enemy among others – his own ego!
The Monkey King: Start Date
It is still unclear when the movie will premiere on Netflix. It was only announced that the animated adventure will still be added to the streaming provider’s program in 2023. If there is any news regarding an exact date, we will inform you here.
The Monkey King: Storyline
The Monkey King has been the victim of a crime, and so from now on he sets out on an epic adventure together with his magical staff. During his journey he faces dragons, demons, gods and his greatest enemy – his own ego. Is the egotistical king ready to learn?
The Monkey King: Cast
Since this is an animated adventure, only the voices of the movie characters are cast. Below is a list of the actors and actresses lending their voices.
- Jimmy O. Yang (“Space Force”)as monkey king Sun Wukong
- Bowen Yang
- Jolie Hoang-Rappaport
- Jo Koy
- Ron Yuan
- Hoon Lee
- Stephanie Hsu (“Everything Everywhere All At Once”)
- Andrew Pang
- Andrew Kishino
- Jodi Long
- James Sie
- BD Wong
The Monkey King: Trailer
Currently there is no official trailer yet. If this changes in the future, you will find it here.
The Monkey King: Production
The animation adventure is directed by Anthony Stacchi. The movie is produced by Peilin Chou and executive producer Stephen Chow.