Fans want to know if there will be a Nezha Reborn 2 after the first film was so received by thousands of fans who watched it on Netflix. We look into this!
The story of the film follows the Ming Dynasty novel ‘Investiture of the Gods’ character ‘Nezha’, who is said to be a protection deity. New Gods: Nezha Reborn was released on 12th February 2021 in China, Netflix acquired rights to the film not long after its debut.
The animated film was directed by Zhao Ji and produced by Lu Xi. Since its release, the film has been well received by thousands of fans across the world who are all waiting for a sequel to the action, fantasy film.
So, can fans expect New Gods: Nezha Reborn 2? and if so, when?
New Gods: Nezha Reborn 2 – Renewal status
- New Gods: Nezha Reborn will have a sequel to the film on Netflix. New Gods 2 will be titled ‘New God List: Nezha Rebirth’.
Confirmation of the sequel can be seen at the end of the first film, post-credits. It is shown as an “Easter Egg”, where Nezha can be seen wearing a suit and tilting up his hat, with a smile. This was confirmed by MTime.
The film has been well received by thousands of fans across the world who have rated it 6.9 on IMDB, all of whom are waiting for no.2 to drop.
New Gods: Nezha Reborn 2 – Release date prediction explored
Whilst we do know there will be a sequel, a release date has not been given at the time of writing however, we can expect the film to release in 2022.
However, we can give a prediction for the release date based on the release of the first film. Film No. 1’s announcement in January 2020, showed it was set for a summer release in the same year. However, the pandemic delayed this. Instead, a promo and trailer were shown for that year.
The film released on 12th February 2021 and was acquired by Netflix shortly after. Based on this, we can expect an announcement for Nezha Reborn 2’s release date in late 2021 or early 2022 and the release of the film a few months later in 2022.
New Gods: Nezha Reborn 2 – Cast
It is not known at the time of writing, who the cast of Nezha Reborn 2 will be. However, we can expect a few characters to return from the first film such as Nezha. Here is a list of the voice cast from the first film:
Mandarin voice cast:
- Yang Tianxiang as Li Yunxiang (Nezha)
- Zhang He as the masked man (Sun Wukong)
- Xuan Xiaoming as the Dragon King
- Li Shimeng as Doctor Su
- Zhu Ke’er as Kasha
- Ling Zhenhe as the Third Prince
- Gao Zengzhi as the Donghai yaksha
English voice cast:
- Stephen Fu as Li Yunxiang (Nezha)
- Jason Ko as the masked man (Sun Wukong)
- Andrew Kishino as the Dragon King
- Nicole Fong as Doctor Su
- Victoria Grace as Kasha
- Alex Le as the Third Prince
- Harrison Xu as Jinxuang
The remaining cast and crew can be seen listed on IMDB.