Angelina Jolie Pitt is happy with the way her latest outing, “Kung Fu Panda 3” has shaped up. And it’s not just for the way the story is handled. It is also because four of her six children have lent their voices to some characters in the film.
The film will reunite Po with his father and will follow his journey to a secret Panda place. The paradise will be threatened when Kai begins a path of destruction across China. Po will now have to train the village of the peaceful, fun-loving and clumsy pandas to become the ultimate band of Kung Fu Pandas.
While Angelina has reprised her role of the Tigress, her children Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, and Knox recorded animal noises for some of the pandas in the animated film. “They were kind of shy,” Angelina explained in an interview to ET. “They don’t really want to be actors, but I didn’t want them to miss the opportunity. They came in, and they had a lot of fun with it, “she added.
However, this is not the first time the Jolie Pitt kids have made screen appearances says Hello!. The youngest of the group—Vivienne has played a young Aurora in Maleficent, while the eldest—Maddox, has helped Angelina on various occasions by working behind the camera. He was a production assistant for “By The Sea”. He will again assist with production of her upcoming adaptation of “First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers.” It is a memoir of Cambodian human rights activist Loung Ung about surviving the Khmer Rouge regime.
In addition to Angelina Jolie Pitt and her kids, “Kung Fu Panda 3” cast includes voiceovers by Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, J.K Simmons, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, David Cross, James Hong and Kate Hudson.