Remember Netflix's Ang Moh Reboot Of 'Journey To The West'? Here's The Trailer

The 10-episode miniseries is officially titled 'The New Legends of Monkey'.

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Let's be real - no other adaptation of 'Journey to the West' will ever beat the TVB version from the '90s

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With that said, remember when we wrote about Netflix's ang moh reboot of the classic Chinese novel? They've finally released a trailer for the upcoming miniseries, and it actually doesn't look half bad...?

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Michael Idato, TV critic for The Sydney Morning Herald, actually called it "thrillingly magical".

Officially titled 'The New Legends of Monkey', the 10-episode miniseries is gonna revolve around the the titular character (played by half-Thai actor Chai Hansen)

Chai Hansen as Monkey.

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You might've seen him in the hit CW show 'The 100'. He will also be appearing in Season 3 of 'Shadowhunters'. 

Okay, he doesn't look much like an anthropomorphic monkey, but he's easily recognisable by the circlet on his head and his golden weapon of choice

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Pigsy and Sandy (that's Zhu Bajie and Sha Wujing, folks) don't look like the ones we used to watch too, but they seem to have some pretty impressive powers:

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Image via ABC ME

We'd also like to point out that we spotted the bad-a** lady who plays the Grandmaster's bodyguard in 'Thor: Ragnarok' as an unknown character in the trailer

Rachel House as Topaz in 'Thor: Ragnarok' (left) and in 'The New Legends of Monkey' (right).

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Ooooh Monkey gets his cloud-walking boots on too!

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Watch the trailer here:

'The New Legends of Monkey' premieres on 28 January on ABC ME in Australia. The premiere date for Netflix has yet to be announced.

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