Trivia / Kung Fu Panda 2

  • Deleted Scene: Not vital to the plot, but one scene that was cut was an alternate introduction of the protagonists to Masters Croc and Ox. Originally, they were going to all meet at a street fighting ring, but was cut for various reasons. The design of the jail strongly resembles the arena that they were supposed to fight in, and the whole scene was later recycled into the bonus DVD Secrets of the Masters, which talked about Croc, Ox, and Rhino.
  • Development Gag: There was originally going to be a Master Boar on the Kung Fu Council, but he was ultimately scrapped. His character model appears as a prisoner in Gongmen Jail who cheers after Po's Rousing Speech.
  • Missing Trailer Scene:
    • In some of the TV Spots, there's a scene where Po is "holding his breath in anticipation", then Tigress tells him finally to breathe. Never happens in the movie.
    • Another trailer moment that doesn't happen in the movie is Shifu telling Po he's received a message. Po thinks it came from the universe, then Shifu says it came from a messenger.
    • A third has Po claiming he knows he's not the last panda. Never comes up in the film, but might have been intended as an Easter egg to tease Kung Fu Panda 3, which was in development and released in 2016.
  • Working Title: First, Kung Fu Panda 2: Panda-monium. Then Kung Fu Panda 2: The Kaboom of Doom. They eventually went with a simple 2 at the end of the original title.

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