Jack Black Talks ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’: ‘I’d Love To’ Return
First Published: April 26, 2012 11:47 AM EDT Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Is Jack Black gearing up to voice panda Po for a third time?
Access Hollywood caught up with the actor at CinemaCon 2012 in Las Vegas, where he dished on the possibility of an impending “Kung Fu Panda 3.”
“I think they’re writing it, writing hard as we speak,” Jack told Access. “I’d love to [return]. Yeah, it’s a blast.”
The 42-year-old star was on hand to support Jeffrey Katzenberg as he accepted CinemaCon’s Pioneer of the Year honor and praised the Dreamworks CEO, saying, “When you look at what he’s done over the last 20 years, it’s astonishing.
“You could legitimately call him the pioneer of the year, just for the last two decades,” he continued. “And I’m not just saying that because I want to be in ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ — I’m saying that because it’s true!”
Jack, who will next be seen on the big screen in the musical satire “Frank or Francis” with Elizabeth Banks and Nicolas Cage (set to hit theaters in 2013), also weighed in on the “Fifty Shades of Grey” phenomenon, saying he doesn’t quite understand why it’s been dubbed “mommy porn.”
“Why is it mommy porn? The moms like it?” he told Access. “I’d think the moms would be pissed. They’d be like, ‘Oh great — another old guy going out with a young lady!’ You know what I mean? The moms would be like, ‘Why can’t they go out with a real woman for once!’”
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