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[10/06/20 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 6
Updates include: Leslie Jordan to host Quibi's "Squeaky Clean"; HBO Max in talks for "Lumberjanes" animated series; Tony Chung joins the cast of The CW's "Kung Fu."

[09/23/20 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 23
Updates include: Sienna Miller, Michelle Dockery to lead Netflix's "Anatomy of a Scandal"; Demi Moore brings "Dirty Diana" to Amazon; and Alan Arkin won't return for final season of "The Kominsky Method."

[09/16/20 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 16
Updates include: ABC opts not to move forward with season two of "Stumptown"; Ophelia Lovibond to lead HBO Max's "Minx" pilot; and Vanessa Kai joins the cast of The CW's "Kung Fu."

[05/14/20 - 11:00 AM]
The CW Network to Launch Its New Season in January 2021
Programming for the fourth quarter of 2020 will feature a mix of original and acquired programming, including the return of "Supernatural" for the conclusion of its final season.

[05/12/20 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 12
Updates include: The CW gives series orders to "Kung Fu," "Republic of Sarah"; HBO Max plans "Head of the Class" reboot; and Katee Sackhoff latest bound for "The Mandalorian."

[03/13/20 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 13
Updates include: CBS All Access pushes "Tooning Out the News" premiere; production on nearly all broadcast pilots to be delayed or suspended; and The CW's "The 100" to complete final episode.

[03/09/20 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 9
Updates include: ABC gives late pilot order to "Kids Matter Now"; YouTube cancels "Impulse" after two seasons; and Goran Višnjic to play Dracula in ABC's "The Brides."

[03/05/20 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 5
Updates include: Delroy Lindo officialy boards "Harlem's Kitchen" at ABC; Hannah Simone, Elizabeth Hurley to lead CBS multi-camera comedy pilot; and David Alan Grier signs onto ABC's "Prospect."

[02/26/20 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 26
Updates include: Rebecca Breeds set as CBS's "Clarice"; Olivia Liang to lead "Kung Fu" for The CW; and Jason Lee to topline ABC's "Valley Trash."

[02/21/20 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 21
Updates include: Mitch Pileggi latest cast in The CW's "Walker" reboot series; Priah Ferguson named regular on "Stranger Things"; and Amazon's "Goliath" fills out final season cast.

[02/18/20 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 18
Updates include: Melissa Leo to star in FOX's "Blood Relative"; Nathan Fielder brings "The Curse" to Showtime; and Tamala Jones tapped for ABC's "Rebel."

[01/30/20 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 30
Updates include: The CW orders pilots for new incarnations of "Kung Fu," "The Republic of Sarah"; Sarah Shahi tapped to star in Netflix's "Sex/Life"; and FOX pilots domestic take on BBC's comedy "This Country."

[11/06/19 - 11:58 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 6
Updates include: ABC mulls "Revenge" sequel series; Disney+ names latest Marvel showrunners; and "The Jim Jefferies Show" to sign off after three seasons at Comedy Central.

[10/09/18 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 9
Updates include: Boris Kodjoe named regular on ABC's "Station 19"; FOX takes another stab at a "Kung Fu" sequel series; and Kal Penn attached to star in potential NBC comedy.

[09/28/17 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 28
Updates include: Wendy Mericle brings "Kung Fu" sequel to FOX; Greg Rucka's comic book "Lazarus" set up at Amazon; and Cedric the Entertainer to star in "Ladder 54" for CBS.







KUNG FU (CW)
Premieres in Midseason 2021 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2020/2021 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from The CW's press release, May 2020) A quarter-life crisis causes a young Chinese-American woman, Nicky Shen (Olivia Liang), to drop out of college and go on a life-changing journey to an isolated monastery in China. But when she returns to San Francisco, she finds her hometown is overrun with crime and corruption and her own parents (Tzi Ma and Kheng Hua Tan) are at the mercy of a powerful Triad. Nicky will rely on her tech-savvy sister (Shannon Dang), pre-med brother (Jon Prasida), Assistant District Attorney and ex-boyfriend (Gavin Stenhouse), and new love interest (Eddie Liu) as well as her martial arts skills and Shaolin values to protect her community and bring criminals to justice ... all while searching for the ruthless assassin (Gwendoline Yeo) who killed her Shaolin mentor and is now targeting her. Inspired by the original series created by Ed Spielman, KUNG FU is from Warner Bros. Television in association with Quinn's House and Berlanti Productions, with writer/executive producer Christina M. Kim ("Blindspot," "Lost") and executive producers Martin Gero ("Blindspot," "LA Complex"), Greg Berlanti ("Arrow," "The Flash," "Riverdale") and Sarah Schechter ("Arrow," "The Flash," "Riverdale").
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Eddie Liu as Henry Chu
· Gavin Stenhouse as Evan Hartley
· Gwendoline Yeo as Zhilan
· Jon Prasida as Ryan Chen
· Kheng Hua Tan as Mei-Li
· Olivia Liang as Nicky Chen
· Shannon Dang as Althea Chen
· Tony Chung as Dennis Soong
· Tzi Ma as Jin Chen
· Vanessa Kai as Pei-Ling Zhang
CREW INFORMATION:
· Christina M. Kim as CRTR/EP
· David Madden as EP
· Ed Spielman as CRTR (Original Series)
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Hanelle Culpepper as CO-EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Martin Gero as EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a tv series
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Berlanti Productions
· Quinn's House
· Warner Bros. Television