The film's animators took a six-hour kung fu class to get an idea of the movie's action.
The scene when Po enters the Jade palace and is amazed by all the relics is based on one of the directors' first experience entering the Skywalker Ranch of George Lucas, the place where all the props from the Star Wars movies can be found.
The respective fighting styles of the Furious Five members (Crane, Mantis, Tiger, Monkey, and Viper) are actual Kung Fu styles modelled after the particular animals. Po's fighting style is modelled after bear-style Kung Fu.
Dustin Hoffman's contract included a stipulation which allowed him to do additional voice recording sessions without hindrance, should he be unsatisfied with his performance.
Kung Fu Panda 2008
06 Jun 2008 ● English ● 1 hr 32 mins
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