Monkey King 2 Malaysian edition replaces Pigsy with new character ‘Cowsy’

Monkey King 2

HONG KONG:   Today Malaysian audiences learned the sequel to 3D fantasy blockbuster, ‘Journey to the West’ or ‘The Monkey King” will be reshot with a special Malaysia-only Director’s cut.

Hong Kong singer Aaron Kwok will still play the Monkey King title role as will Feng Shaofeng return as Buddhist monk Xuanzang, however MK2 Malaysian Edition will introduce the monk’s new second disciple, a new CGI character named ‘Cowsy’ which takes local sensitivities into account.

If the Film Censorship Board agree Cowsy isn’t too offensive to Hindus, Monkey King 2 will be released on the 4th of February.

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