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The New Legends of Monkey

The New Legends of Monkey is Australian Action TV series. Produced by See-Saw Films. Stars: Chai Hansen, Luciane Buchanan, Josh Thomson. It first aired on Jan 28, 2018, on ABC iView. IMDb's user rating for the series is 6.7 *. The New Legends of Monkey is filmed in New Zealand.

Seasons

How Many Seasons Of The New Legends of Monkey Are Out: 1 (10 episodes)

Season 2

ABC iView

Season 1

Season premieres on January 28, 2018

ABC iView, 10 episodes

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The New Legends of Monkey Time Tonight

The New Legends of Monkey is on ABC iView (Australia) s at 6 pm

Last episode:

Season 1 Episode 4 (The Monkey King Returns) - Air Date: Jan 28, 2018 (about a year ago)

News & Interviews

Monkey Magic remake: The New Legends of Monkey writer addresses 'whitewashing' claims - NEWS.com.au - via News

“We always wanted it to be funny but a lot of the humour really came through when we got the cast and we started to rehearse with them,” Irvin said. “Josh is talented — he writes, directs and performs so we worked through the scenes. We’d throw around ideas to try and bring the humour out.

Why The New Legends of Monkey is thrillingly magical - The Sydney Morning Herald - via Smh

The New Legends of Monkey - ABC Online - via Abc

'The New Legends of Monkey' On Netflix Is A Campy Adventure Epic Netflix Overflowing with Diversity - via Decider

The New Legends of Monkey writer responds to 'whitewashing' accusations - via News

Why The New Legends of Monkey is thrillingly magical - via Smh

The series gently bends your expectations and plays with some modern (and seemingly outmoded) ideas of gender and power. In this story Tripitaka uses the identity of the boy monk to embark on a journey that she, as a girl, would never be permitted to take. Conversely, the restless and disruptive Monkey yearns to escape from her and the magical tether which, effectively, binds him to embarking on the journey to the west alongside her. This is crisp and joyful. A little silly where it needs to be, and not so different from the adaptation of our collective childhood that it's uncertain and unfamiliar. OK, might be a stretch, but this Monkey, like the last, is gently, and thrillingly, magical.

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