They adopt him as their friend and skate to their heart's content. The film was shot almost entirely in , New Zealand. I do wish there had been a little more legitimate focus of some Chineese history and perhaps more about the monastery life and such, since those were supposed to be large parts of the movie. There, she finds out that she is dragonborn and will either have to abort or keep her new power. Most of the merchandise lines are mainly available in Asian retailers in Asia though some postcards and coloring booklets are available in the United States and in Europe. Appalled by Shen's obvious lack of fashion sense as he usually wears what looks like a bathrobe , Wendy is too busy campaigning for Homecoming Queen against Jessica Dawson - her school rival - to be concerned about saving the world. Sally Martin and Anna Hutchison both portrayed actual Rangers: Martin was the Blue Ranger also named Tori Hanson in 2003's Ninja Storm, and Hutchison was the Yellow Ranger in 2008's Jungle Fury.
Brenda Song plays a self-absorbed contender for prom queen who gets a reality break when she finds out that she has to go up against an ancient evil that could destroy the world. Brenda Song, a black belt in Tae Kwan Do, not only had to learn several other martial arts but also how to pull off many of her own stunts within the film. Asian toy distributors teamed with Disney to release a line of Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior dolls exclusively released only in , Japan and. Immediately, he leaves for Fair Springs, California, where we're introduced to Wendy Wu Brenda Song , the latest descendant and popular high school student. Ratings Wendy Wu had more than 5. In an interview with Asiance magazine, Song described how she identified with the character struggling to keep her heritage. As of August 2007, the novel has sold more than 3 million copies, with 1 million copies of the novel's follow-up, Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior 2: the Junior Novel, being shipped to American retailers.
You'd never guess it was a Disney movie if you channel-surfed into the middle of one, though perhaps an Asian girl kicking and fighting while in a pink frilly evening gown might be a hint. The release date was later delayed to November 17, 2007. Medina becomes the Tiger, coach Gibbs becomes the Snake, Mr. Meanwhile, Zack and Cody accidentally put a hole in the wall of the penthouse suite. In , Disney created a search for Wendy Wu and Shen for a small stage production airing on. Song and Koyamada attended the Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade in as Wendy Wu and Shen doing a small sketch and battle scene. The evil spirit Yan Lo is named after āja, the lord of death in Buddhist and Hindu philosophy.
The track was released in 2007 under label and peaked at number 2 in the American Pop Airplay. Parents will be pleased at the strong, loving partnership of Wendy's parents, while Shen and Wendy's deepening feelings will satisfy romantics. The merchandise depended on the film's popularity in states. As each near-miss occurs, the spirit jumps into another body, leaving the possessee with no memory of what happened while possessed. The merchandise depended on the film's popularity in states.
Koyamada plays a Chinese monk who visits the title character, an American teenager played by Song, claiming Wu is the reincarnation of a powerful female warrior and the only person who can prevent an ancient evil spirit from destroying the world. However, no further announcements were made since then, with it being highly assumed that the sequel was canceled. Garibay , Sally Stockwell Coach Gibbs , Tim Raby Mr. Why a locker room would be next to the penthouse suite, I have no idea. Setting The movie takes place in the fictional city of Fair Springs,. Wendy and Shen both kick Yan Lo together, and Yan Lo is destroyed forever.
The name Yan Lo is a shortened Chinese transliteration of Yamarāja's name. The cast then promoted the movie and the trailer to Disney Channel fans. They later released a full line of accessories. They later released a full line of accessories. Wendy Wu has a one track mind, and that track leads directly to the title of homecoming queen -- no unscheduled stops, and no unnecessary detours. The April 13, 2008 comic of comic series, Marvin featured in kid form promoting a fictional Dizney Preshcool Karate. Eastern Time on June 16, 2006, and included a telecast hosted by and the movie's cast.
Shen Shin Koyamada , a many-times-over reincarnation of the Yin Warrior's guardian, is training in a Chinese Temple, when the elder tells him it is time. Video quality apparently isn't either; the picture is soft at times, and appears to jump or show some wavering lines if the camera or actor moves too quickly. Appalled by Shen's obvious lack of fashion sense - he usually wears a traditional monk's robe - Wendy pays little attention to him. Filming would have been shot in early 2008, but the sequel was eventually cut from the schedule, and no further announcements have been made. With Shen's help, her teachers are possessed by the souls of the Five Animals of Chinese martial arts to help teach Wendy.
Many drama students from the school were used as extras, and can be seen chiefly in the school scenes. The monks tell Shen this is his last life, and the monks leave. A teenage witch or spacegirl may be able to save the world several times over, but how often will a high school girl realize there's more than being Homecoming Queen? How did your family arrive in the United States? Yan-Lo soon materializes and sets out to destroy Wendy before she can attain her full Yin Warrior powers. Wendy Wu has a one track mind, and that track leads directly to the title of homecoming queen — no unscheduled stops, and no unnecessary detours. The April 13, 2008 comic of comic series, featured in kid form promoting a fictional Dizney Preshcool Karate. I really did like the movie. This film had more than 5.