Saturday, November 09, 2019

"Kung Fu" Kicking Ass

The CW is developing a TV pilot reboot of the martial arts action series "Kung Fu" (1972) featuring a young female lead, as a deadly, crime-fighting, mixed martial artist, with 'Shaolin' pacifist beliefs :

"...a young Chinese-American woman drops out of college to go on a life-changing journey to an isolated monastery in China. But when she returns to find her hometown overrun with crime and corruption, she uses her martial arts skills and 'Shaolin' values to protect her community and bring criminals to justice, while searching for the assassin who killed her mentor. And is now targeting her..."

The original "Kunk Fu" series was created by Ed Spielman, Jerry Thorpe and Herman Miller, from an idea by Bruce Lee, set in the Old West, airing three seasons starring David Carradine as 'Kwai Chang Caine'...

...followed by "Kung Fu: The Movie" (1986), plus TV series "Kung Fu: The Next Generation" and "Kung Fu: The Legend Continues".

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Kung Fu"...