WHO’S IN IT?

Jack Black (School of Rock), Bryan Cranston (Trumbo), Dustin Hoffman (Rain Man), J.K. Simmons (Whiplash), Angelina Jolie (Changeling), Jackie Chan (Rush Hour), Seth Rogen (This Is The End), Lucy Liu (Kill Bill Vol. 1), David Cross (Arrested Development), Kate Hudson (Almost Famous), James Hong (R.I.P.D.), Randall Duk Kim (John Wick), Jean-Claude Van Damme (Street Fighter), Fred Tatasciore (Team America: World Police), Stephen Kearin (Home)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Alessandro Carloni (film debut) and Jennifer Yuh (Kung Fu Panda 2), directors; Jonathan Aibel (Monsters vs Aliens) and Glenn Berger (The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water), writers; Melissa Cobb (Kung Fu Panda), producer; Hans Zimmer (Inception), composer; Clare Knight (film debut), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Po (Black), the Dragon Warrior, finally comes across his biological father Li Shan (Cranston) and learns of a secret tribe of pandas that live in tranquillity. However, when the evil spirit Kai (Simmons) returns from the spirit realm to cause havoc and destroy all the kung fu masters, Po must teach the tribe the ways of kung fu in order to stop him…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Continuing the tradition of things called Kung Fu Panda being far better than anyone would have predicted, the third film in the series raises the dramatic stakes while also being as funny and beautiful as its predecessors.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 11TH MARCH 2016