Netflix Sets Animated “Monkey,” “Boons,” “Mech”

Originally published on Dark Horizons by Garth Franklin

Netflix has announced three new animated feature films that hail from Asian American creators, including a high-profile project which hails famed “Kung Fu Hustle” and “Shaolin Soccer” actor/director Stephen Chow.

Anthony Stacchi (“The Boxtrolls”) is directing “The Monkey King,” a new take on the famed Chinese tale “Journey to the West” which has inspired multiple adaptations in the past including the famed 1970s TV series “Monkey” and the underrated video game “Enslaved: Odyssey to the West”.


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