“Shifu guides Po in the next level of kung fu training, which requires more of a spiritual than physical focus in the search for inner peace.” -Jennifer Yuh Nelson, director of Kung Fu Panda 2
“Once they poke through the clouds, it feels as if they are on top of the world.” Christian Schellewald, art director
“Since Eep is a blend of both her parents, we gave her a wide, triangle-shaped body on top, which indicates that she’s tough and athletic; a round face, indicating her softer, more feminine side; and diamond-shaped hair.” -Takao Noguchi, character designer
“We wanted a villain with really bad taste.” -Walt Dohrn, head of story and voice of Rumpelstiltskin of Shrek Forever After
The Hideous Zippleback has the disadvantage of two brains that think independently, lending some vulnerability to this evasive, devious dragon.
From one time-traveling genius to another, Happy 50th Anniversary Doctor Who!