Leon Lai Ming's animated film on a zoo monkey's adventure to hit theatres
An animation that combines both classic Chinese and western cultures, called "Monkey King Reloaded" is due out in Chinese theatres starting from this Saturday.
Hong Kong-based pop-star Leon Lai Ming is the producer.
Little kids are invited onstage to play with the protagonist from "Monkey King Reloaded" on July 8, 2018 in Beijing. The animated film is due to hit Chinese theatres on July 14.[Photo provided to China Plus]
The film is about a zoo monkey in Sichuan that travels to New York City to rescue a human friend from a trio of nefarious kidnappers. With the help of a Pig, he learns to channel the power of the Monkey King to defeat the villains.
The film will be released in both Chinese and English-language versions. Earlier, "Monkey King Reloaded" was released in South Korea.