Netflix today released the official trailer for the upcoming adventure animated movie The Monkey King, premiering August 18.

Directed by Anthony Stacchi (The Boxtrolls, Open Season), the cast includes Jimmy O. Yang (Love Hard, Silicon Valley), Jolie Hoang-Rappaport (Just Add Magic: Mystery City, Watchmen), Nan Li, Bowen Yang (Fire Island, Saturday Night Live), Jo Koy (Easter Sunday, Wake.), Ron Yuan (The Wind & the Reckoning, Mulan), Hoon Lee (Warrior, Banshee), BD Wong (Mr. Robot, Oz), Andrew Kishino (Star Wars: The Bad Batch, Star Wars: The Clone Wars), Sophie Wu (Kick-Ass, Kick-Ass 2), Jodi Long (Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Sullivan & Son), James Sie (Stillwater, Avatar: The Last Airbender), Andrew Pang (Luke Cage), Stephanie Hsu (Joy Ride, Everything Everywhere All at Once), and Kuno Inghram (Puppy Star Christmas).

The Monkey King is an action-packed family comedy that follows a rebellious and charismatic Monkey and his magical fighting Stick on an epic quest for victory over 100 demons, an eccentric Dragon King, and Monkey’s greatest foe of all —his own ego! Along the way, a young village girl challenges his self-centered attitude and shows him that even the smallest pebble can have a big effect on the world.


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