– by Joseph Jammer Medina

“Kung Fu Panda 3” is piggy-backing on the Star Wars hype.

DreamWorksTV released a trailer clip for the upcoming animated film deemed as “A Father Rises.”

The plot follows that Po’s long-lost father suddenly appears and the duo travels to the secret panda paradise to meet the others. A supernatural villain Kai begins to trek across China and defeating all the kung fu masters—Po must train an entire village of fun-loving, clumsy pandas into the ultimate band of Kung Fu Pandas.

All the returning voice cast have returned for this upcoming sequel, including Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, David Cross and James Hong.

“Kung Fu Panda 3” will be in theaters on January 29th next year.

Check out the trailer clip below.

Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer's always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he's always been something of a story junkie.