Kung Fu Panda 2, formerly titled Kung Fu Panda 2: The Kaboom of Doom, is an upcoming animated film and the sequel to the 2008 film Kung Fu Panda. It is set to be in 3D, will be directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson, and executive produced by Guillermo del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth, Blade II). with most of the original cast returning, along with some new characters. The film is set to be released on May 27, 2011 and was originally going to be named Kung Fu Panda 2: Pandamonium.
Jack Black, the voice of Po the Panda, announced a Kung Fu Panda sequel during the 2009 Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards. The rest of the first film's cast, including Black, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan, Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Seth Rogen, David Cross, and James Hong, are all set to reprise their roles. New cast members include Victor Garber, Michelle Yeoh, Gary Oldman, and Jean-Claude Van Damme.