Kung Fu Hustle 2, when will the next installment in this fantasy, comedy action film make it screen debut? This is a question that has begun driving fans crazy every time the first film is brought up to date. Specifically, fans have been waiting for kung fu hustle 2 sense it was first announced in 2005. Not unlike fans want to see Kung fu panda 4 Kung. Fu Hustle original creator Stephen Chow has had numerous reasons to delay the second film. However, in 2019 said that production on the second film will finally begin. Additionally, over the years he has confirmed that changes have made to Kung Fu Hustle 2 plot. Unsurprising given the 15 year and perhaps more wait fans have endure patiently.
Kung Fu Hustle
Kung Fu Hustle 2 can only be fully understood if you watched or heard of the first film. kung fu hustle is set and in 1940s Shanghai which is dominated by the terrifying Axe gang. The story follows the events of a young vagabond as he tries to gain entrance into the criminal underworld. However, in doing so he tracks the anger of the Axe gang onto one of the residential slums.
This brings three retired kung fu masters out of hiding in order to defend the people. The situation escalates as the gang hires professional killers to eliminate the kung fu masters. Additionally, the young vagabond begins to awaken his latent kung fu abilities upon clashing with the slum’s landlady. Slumped landlady and landlord are a legendary husband and wife kung fu master team. While on a save the three other masters they do defeat and drive off the hired assassins.
The Axe Gang leader then recruit the vagabond to release the world’s deadliest kung fu assassin. This assassin fights the two masters to a standstill when the vagabond seeking redemption attempts to stop the assassin. the vagabond is beaten nearly to death but is saved by the two masters and the three escape. Later the two masters realized that the boy is a legendary kung fu genius. Additionally, thanks to the beating he received from the assassin’s abilities have fully awake.
The movie climaxes with the final decisive clash between the vagabond and the assassin. The vagabond emerges victorious and shows the assassin mercy. the movie closes with the vagabond having taking up honest work as the owner of a candy store. It’s important to note that this is a complete summer and these humble words do not do the film justice. also, it’s been so long since the original film that Kung Fu Hustle 2 may not be a true continuation.
What Took So Long
Many fans are curious about the continuous delays of Kung Fu Hustle 2 production. Stephen Chow the director and producer of the original film and its continuation maintain the promise of the film. However, due to several reasons over the years he’s had to delay production on Kung Fu Hustle 2. while it is true that production costs and time expenditures were an issue, they were not the primary ones. Specifically, the primary reason the film has been postponed for so many years is Stephen Chow’s other works.
These include notable films such as CJ7, the Green hornet, the mermaid, and many others. That being said, chow has repeatedly said that he intends to make Kung Fu Hustle 2 eventually. Specifically, in 2019 he said that he would begin work on Kung Fu Hustle 2once you finished the mermaid 2. What this means is that production on the film could begin as early as 2021. also, given the pattern challenge strip films the second kung fu hustle the theaters 2025. Of course, this all depends on how to run virus will affect the production schedule. Regardless, veterans are eagerly awaiting the arrival of Kung Fu Hustle 2.
What’s Known About The Plot
Kung Fu Hustle 2 has gone through several plot changes over the years. At least that appears to be the case every time Stephen Chow updates the situation. specifically, what he originally called a sequel in 2005 now refers to as a spiritual success. What this means is that the film will have a similar plot but will not be directly connected first one. Additionally, Stephen Chow had intended to once again play a role in the film.
Specifically, the lead as he did in the original Kung Fu Hustle. However, given how long it is taken to get the film going this may not be possible. Especially, given the fact that he very rarely appears in film anymore. That being said, Chow has said that he plans to make at least a cameo appearance in the film. However, depending on the storyline involves this could alternately be a supporting role. Perhaps as an older version of the original lead teaching serving as the master for the new lead character. Also, Kung Fu Hustle 2 is believed by many fans to be set in the modern day.
Additionally, there have been many changes that are not 100% certain. Simply because, Chow has not 100% stated the nature of the film. one of these uncertain changes to the film is the character list. If the film is not a direct sequel that the chances of returning characters are low. This means that an entire cast of characters may appear in the film. Specifically, Chow is considering having a female lead for Kung Fu Hustle 2. while this might be a surprising decision, it’s does allow for unique changes to the plot.
However, those changes could still be kept in continuity with the spirit of the original film. At least one aspect of the film is expected to remain the same as the original. That is, the special effects used to illustrate various kung fu techniques. These techniques include the lions roar and Buddhist Palm both used by kung fu masters in the film. With so much of Kung Fu Hustle 2 production and plot on now it’s comforting to confirm some things. That being said, it’s also exciting to know that the film will be familiar yet surprising. Unfortunately, until Stephen Chow confirms an exact release date Kung Fu Hustle 2 is still a dream to fans.