The Legend of Monkey

The Legend of Monkey is an Australian-New Zealand television series inspired by the 16th century Chinese fable Journey to the West.[1] The series is a co-production between ABC1, TVNZ, and Netflix, and will consist of ten thirty minute episodes which will premiere in 2018.[2][3][4]


  • Chai Hansen as Monkey
  • Luciane Buchanan as Tripitaka
  • Josh Thomson as Pigsy
  • Emile Cocquerel as Sandy.


  1. Jump up^ Lodderhouse, Diana (20 April 2017). “See-Saw & Jump Team On ‘Legend Of The Monkey’ For ABC Australia, Netflix”. Retrieved 20 April 2017.
  2. Jump up^ Mitchell, Robert (20 April 2017). “See-Saw’s ‘Legend of the Monkey’ Swings Into Production for ABC Australia, Netflix”. Retrieved 20 April 2017.
  3. Jump up^ “Journey to the West: The endlessly remade Chinese folk tale”. BBC News. Retrieved 2017-05-25.
  4. Jump up^ “Netflix Gets Accused Of Whitewashing Again With ‘Legend of the Monkey’ Casting”. 2017-04-25. Retrieved 2017-05-25.

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