It was directed by John Stevenson (in his feature directorial debut) and Mark Osborne, and stars the voices of Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Ian McShane, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, David Cross, Randall Duk Kim, James Hong, Dan Fogler, Michael Clarke Duncan, and Jackie Chan. Lamar Burgess | But was shunned away for Oogway didn't believe he was the dragon warrior. Fossas | A worthy opponent! Making a futile strike, he was finally caught in the legendary Wuxi finger hold where Po finishes Tai Lung off, causing him to disappear in a rippling golden wave, bringing his rampage to an end once and for all. Heilang | Great Gorilla | He is most famous for the role of Blackbeard in Pirates of the Caribbean. Tai Lung appeared at the beginning of the special as part of Mr. Ping's nightmare, where he appeared giant-sized and battled Po, who remarked that he thought Tai Lung was dead before being cut off with Tai Lung slamming his paw on him. Hey Guys. 99. Dwayne LaFontant | Sta'abi | But he later grew jealous of Peng when he started gaining all the attention of Po's regular admirers. Spike & Whitey | In some concepts of the character, as well as in Kung Fu Panda: The Game and at the beginning of Kung Fu Panda Holiday (but never in the first film), Tai Lung was also shown wearing a studded shoulder plate and a metal gauntlet on his right arm. Octopi | Deathgrippers | Even after being heavily immobilized in jail for two decades, his Kung Fu skills and strength had not deteriorated mostly due to his Chi control technique in the general Kung Fu universe. Thimblenose Ted | One of his lines "Finally! He is the only villain of the trilogy to mention Po by name at least once. Moved with compassion, Shifu decided to adopt the cub and raise him as his own, bestowing on him the name "Tai Lung" (meaning "Great Dragon") in the hopes that he would become the Dragon Warrior. Tai Lung: Not your fault? Egyptian Guard | Tai Lung: [growls] I rotted in jail for 20 years because of YOUR weakness!. Grabbing Zeng by the neck outside, Tai Lung politely told him to fly back to the Jade Palace with a message of his own: "The real Dragon Warrior is coming home." Tai Lung was found as a cub, abandoned at the doorstep of the Jade Palace, by Master Shifu. However, Shifu grimly insisted he was no longer his master and that they were to engage in battle. Ever since this incident and being put in Chorh-Gom Prison by the master, Tai Lung held a deep burning grudge against Oogway, even taking his sacred staff from its resting place after hearing of his death, merely using it to demonstrate to Shifu that he had the power to name him the Dragon Warrior and later using it to choke Shifu, snapping the staff apart in the process.. Tai Lung's appearance looks strikingly similar to Jenner from The Secret of NIMH. Tai Lung in Mr. Ping's nightmare in Kung Fu Panda Holiday. Leopards stalk their prey with patience, waiting until just the right moment. Films This displays his limited skills at using Chi capabilities. There was nothing else to do but prevent such devastation from happening again. This provoked Tigress, who took him on, joined by other members of the Furious Five until only Mantis was left to support the bridge. Don Lino | Lola | Once freed, Tai Lung was quickly spotted by the Anvil of Heaven, who scrambled to contain him with everything they had. Obtain the Dragon Scroll (succeeded) in order to become the true Dragon Warrior (failed).Escape Chorh-Gom Prison (succeeded).Destroy Po and the Furious Five.Dismantle the Jade Palace as well as the Valley of Peace.Get revenge on Shifu for putting him under falseness and imprisoning him (all failed). It was also revealed that mortals who have the hold used on them are sent to the Spirit Realm, and additionally, Tai Lung can be seen as one of Kai's amulets around his waist, representing the kung fu masters in the Spirit Realm that had their chi taken by Kai. With 7,486,642 DVD units sold in 2008, Kung Fu Panda was the fourth highest-selling film and the first highest-selling animated film of 2008, right before WALL-E, which sold 7,413,548 units. Croco-bats | Tara Ribble | Tai Lung appeared in the first Kung Fu Panda video game, in which he was the primary antagonist again and (just like the movie) broke out of jail and went for the scroll; however, unlike the movie, the Furious Five get captured by the leopard and his army of wolves.