‘Wish Dragon’ is a 2021 American-Chinese adventure computer-animated fantasy comedy film.
It is directed and written by Chris Appelhans.
The film is produced by Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation, Beijing Sparkle Roll Media Corporation, Tencent Pictures, Base FX, Flagship Entertainment Group, Boss Collaboration and Cultural Investment Holdings.
Jackie Chan’s company, Sparkle Roll Media, is also a co-investor in the film.
Jackie Chan produces the film with Aron Warner and Chris Bremble.
But, what can we expect from this film. Here’s everything we know about it so far.
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‘Wish Dragon’ Movie Cast
- Jimmy Wong as Din
- Niu Junfeng as Din (Mandarin dub)
- Ian Chen as Young Din
- John Cho as Long
- Jackie Chan as Long (Mandarin dub)
- Max Charles as Young Long
- Constance Wu as Mrs. Song
- Natasha Liu Bordizzo as Lina
- Jimmy O. Yang as Weichi
- Aaron Yoo as Pockets
- Will Yun Lee as Mr. Wang
- Ronny Chieng as Pipa God
- Bobby Lee as Diao
It is Jackie Chan’s second Mandarin or Chinese and Hong Kong voice acting performance in an animated movie, after Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016). While Li Shan is voiced by Jackie Chan. His voice in the English version is Bryan Cranston.
‘Wish Dragon’ Plot
Sony Pictures Animation‘s Wish Dragon is the story of Din, a 19-yr old working-class college student living in a working-class neighborhood of modern-day Shanghai, who has big dreams but small means.
His life changes overnight when he finds an old teapot containing a Wish Dragon named Long, a magical dragon able to grant wishes, and he is given the chance to reconnect with his childhood best friend, Li-Na.
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Their journey, forces them to answer some of life’s biggest questions because when you can wish for anything, you have to decide what really matters.
Wish Dragon, the magical adventure, very much like rival Disney’s Aladdin, it replaces only the wish-granting blue genie from an ancient lamp with a pink dragon from a mystical teapot and progresses in a very Aladdin-esque fashion.
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However, this is the modern-day spin that is refreshing and enticing enough. That and the switch to friendship from love that seems like a welcome change.
‘Wish Dragon’ Movie Release date
Sony Pictures Animation released Wish Dragon theatrically in China on January 15, 2021. On April 27, 2021, it was confirmed that Netflix will premiere it on the platform this June 11.
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Wish Dragon Trailer
Netflix has released an official trailer for this film. If you haven’t watch the trailer yet, so you can watch it here:
So, how was the trailer? Did you like it? Do share your thoughts about it in the comments section given at the end of this post.
Wish Dragon marks the second film from Sony Pictures Animation to come to Netflix this year, after The Mitchells vs. the Machines was released last month.
This movie is coming out on June 11, 2021 on Netflix.
So, these are the major information about the film. Are you ready to watch it? Are you excited to watch it? Let us know in the comments section given at the end of this post.