The Tiger's Apprentice Movie

Status: Development As of June 13, 2019

Development: Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. David Magee (Life of Pi) and Harry Cripps are writing the screenplay for Paramount Animation.

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The Tiger's Apprentice

2022 | Family Fantasy

A teenage Chinese American boylearns that he is the guardian of the Chinese zodiac.

U.S. Release Date

The Tiger's Apprentice release date is set for Friday, February 11, 2022. This will be a Nationwide in theaters release.


Jane Startz
Catherine Winder

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Directed by

Carlos Baena


David Magee
Harry Cripps


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In San Francisco, a Chinese-American boy is forced to hone his skills in ancient Chinese magic. When his grandmother who raised him is overtaken by enemies, the boy becomes guardian of a phoenix egg that controls the fate of good and evil and allies himself with a tiger capable of turning into a human form.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Adapted from Laurence Yep's trilogy of novels.

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