Directed by Soi Cheang. When Yen was first cast as the legendary Sun Wukong in The Monkey King, many were originally sceptical about his role. 4. Instead of rehashing Yen's largely playful performance, Kwok's version of Sun Wukong is decidedly more human. Summoner's War has a monster named Monkey King, the fire version becomes Wukong when awakened. Shin Megami Tensei IV has Sun Wukong as a usable Demon. Instead of Huang Bo who appeared in a minor role towards the climactic finale in the first movie, a younger actor in the form of The Taking Of Tiger Mountain and The Great Wall Lin Gengxin was cast for the pivotal role. Thai 37 Korean 1 Khmer 6 Chinese 9 Indian 0 Tenfi 16. — Cinema Online, Hong Kong comedian Stephen Chow faces RM37m suit from ex-girlfriend, Aaron Kwok racks up 14 million views, collects RM2.5m from online Covid-19 fundraiser concert, Covid-19: Hong Kong celebrity Aaron Kwok schedules online fundraiser for dancers and film industry affected by restrictions.

Age: Unknown (He was an adult when he attacked The Heavens. Wu Kong (Chinese: 悟空传) is a 2017 Chinese fantasy-action-adventure film directed by Derek Kwok and produced by Huang Jianxin, starring Eddie Peng in the title role alongside Ni Ni, Shawn Yue, Oho Ou and Zheng Shuang. Thankfully, his Sun Wukong role managed to offset whatever shortcomings he had in the first movie. [6], "Eddie Peng sets the screen on fire in Derek Kwok's 'WuKong, "Hong Kong Film Awards nominations 2018: Ann Hui's Our Time Will Come leads race with 11 nods", "Our Time Will Come wins five awards, including best film, at star-studded Hong Kong Film Awards", Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons, Doraemon: The Record of Nobita's Parallel Visit to the West, Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back, Journey to the West – Legends of the Monkey King, Griever: An American Monkey King in China, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wu_Kong&oldid=964093079, Pages with non-numeric formatnum arguments, Articles containing Chinese-language text, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 23 June 2020, at 15:08. ), Thousands of years old at the end of the movie (Right when Journey to the West begins), Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Enhanced Senses,Flight, Martial Arts, Duplication, Attack Potency: Mountain level (Stronger than the Bull Demon King who easily destroyed a mountain. The sequel to Stephen Chow and Derek Kwok's Journey To The West: Conquering The Demons" in 2013 was notable for its major cast overhaul, while Tsui Hark took over the solo directingduty. Over 20 years after Jeff Lau released the two-part A Chinese Odyssey in 1995, the movie is forever known as a modern landmark that tells the age-old story of the "Journey to the West" saga.

By the time The Forbidden Kingdom arrived in 2008, both Jackie Chan and Jet Li have already passed their prime.
), Thousands of years old at the end of the movie (Right when Journey to the West begins) Classification: Immortal Monkey/God Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Enhanced Senses,Flight, Martial Arts, Duplication … Jet Li in The Forbidden Kingdom (2008). 2.

At the same time, he never forgets to capture Sun Wukong's cheeky attitude that made him one of the best Sun Wukong characters ever seen in Chinese cinema. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Lin Gengxin in Journey To The West: The Demons Strike Back (2017). Instead of rehashing Yen's largely playful performance, Kwok's version of Sun Wukong is decidedly more human. This is it. With the Sun Wukong role being expanded into a major character this time around, Lin Gengxin was able to capture the freewheeling spirit that recalls of Stephen Chow's signature "mo lei tau" (nonsensical) comedy. Set 500 years before the Monkey King wreaks havoc in the heavenly kingdom, it tells the stories of Wukong who, unwilling to bow down to his own destiny, sets out to rebel against the gods. Yuthisul Sun … Among the glaring differences here is the casting of Sun Wukong. Well, this month, a brand new incarnation of the Sun Wukong character is set to arrive in cinemas. At the same time, he never forgets to capture Sun Wukong's cheeky attitude that made him one of the best Sun Wukong characters ever seen in Chinese cinema. He is a prominent cultural and folkloric figure across Asia. Powers and Stats. Movie . Contact Us; About Us; Playlist - Episodes. 1. Although the highlight goes to Jackie Chan's Lu Yan and Jet Li's Silent Monk during their first encounter in the temple, it's also nice to see Jet Li's The Monkey King pitted against Collin Chou's Jade Warlord. That performance, of course, was sadly underwritten. But two years later, Soi Cheang's follow-up is significantly improved over the erratic 2014 original. The film was released in China on 13 July 2017. However, in the early chapters of the story, he is a protagonist villain, who commits assault on Heaven, stealing and vandalism only to get the title of "The Great Sage Equaling Heaven".