Reel FX Creates ‘The Monkey King’, a New Animated Comedy for Netflix | Summer 2023
SNEAK PEEK: Netflix just dropped a still from our next film, The Monkey King!
Meet Lin, voiced by Jolie Hoang-Rappaport, and the one and only Monkey King, voiced by Jimmy O. Yang! And follow their fantastical journey this summer 2023, The Monkey King is an action-packed family comedy that follows a charismatic Monkey and his magical fighting Stick on an epic quest for victory over 100 demons, an eccentric Dragon King, and Monkey’s greatest foe of all — his own ego! Along the way, a young village girl challenges his self-centered attitude and shows him that even the smallest pebble can have a big effect on the world.
Directed by Anthony Stacchi (The Boxtrolls), produced by Peilin Chou, executive produced by Stephen Chow. Starring Jimmy O. Yang, Bowen Yang, Jolie Hoang-Rappaport, Jo Koy, Ron Yuan, Hoon Lee, Stephanie Hsu, Andrew Pang, Andrew Kishino, Jodi Long, James Sie and BD Wong