Henry Golding to star in animated adaptation of The Tiger's Apprentice

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From SNAKE EYES to THE TIGER’S APPRENTICE; in accordance to THR, Henry Golding has been tapped to star in an animated adaptation of Laurence Yep’s “The Tiger’s Apprentice,” which follows a younger boy named Tom in San Francisco who meets a shape-shifting speaking tiger named Mr. Hu. Under his tutelage and safety, Tom is launched to a magical world that features an historical phoenix, a dragon, and a clan of evil-doers.

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The undertaking comes from Paramount Animation and Carlos Baena, a Pixar animator who worked on TOY STORY three and WALL-E who might be making his function directing debut with THE TIGER’S APPRENTICE. Henry Golding might be voicing the tiger, Mr. Hu. The script from Davig Magee, Harry Cripps, and Kyle Jarrow adapts the first book in the series, which also consists of “Tiger’s Blood” and “Tiger Magic.” Paramount presently has THE TIGER’S APPRENTICE slated for a February 22, 2022 launch.

A synopsis for “The Tiger’s Apprentice” by way of Amazon:

It is not day by day you meet a tiger. And actually not a tiger in a swimsuit and tie. And positively not one who is aware of your first name. From that minute on, Tom’s life modifications perpetually. Tom has always felt distinct from everybody else, however he has no concept how distinct he actually is till he learns that he’s the most recent in a protracted line of magic-wielding beings referred to as Guardians. For centuries, a Guardian has protected a robust talisman that may both carry peace to the world or result in its destruction. it has been stored safe-until now. For now, essentially the most evil being of all has sent his terrifying minions to put siege to the talisman and its newest Guardian, a tiger referred to as Mr. Hu.

The Guardian has his personal allies in the battle, together with an outlaw dragon, a mischievous monkey, and his new apprentice-Tom. But Tom would not wish to be the tiger’s apprentice. What can he probably do to assist this ragtag band? And can all of them cease bickering lengthy sufficient to unite their powers in time? This wealthy, action-packed fantasy from two-time Newbery Honor writer Laurence Yep reveals a hidden world inside our own-where animals take human kind, where friendship is the final weapon in the battle between good and evil, and where a younger boy should save the world he is aware of . . . and the one he’s simply discovering.

We’ve been seeing loads of Henry Golding for the reason that actor broke out in CRAZY RICH ASIANS simply two years in the past, with Golding showing in A SIMPLE FAVOR, MONSOON, LAST CHRISTMAS, and THE GENTLEMEN. Golding may also star in SNAKE EYES, an upcoming spin-off of the G.I. JOE franchise which is able to middle on the origins of the massively well-liked character. The spin-off remains to be slated to hit theaters on October 23, 2020, however I suppose COVID-19 might still have something to say about that.

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