04.10.08 | DreamWorks announces 'Kung Fu Panda' sequel

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Kung Fu PandaA sequel to the animated comedy Kung Fu Panda has been given the green light for a June 2011 release.

Jack Black will return to voice the lead character in the follow-up, as will Angelina Jolie, according to Variety.

Black, Jolie and Dustin Hoffman all voice various characters in the original Dreamworks animation, which tells the story of lazy bear Po (Black) and his attempt to control the destiny of the Valley of Peace.

The comedy was one of the surprise hits of the summer, raking in some $626 million worldwide (£353.8 million).

It will be released on DVD on November 9, along with a new companion short, "Secrets of the Furious Five."

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