Female-Led Kung Fu Reboot Series within the Works at The CW

Female-Led Kung Fu reboot sequence within the works at The CW

Deadline brings phrase that The CW is within the means of creating a reboot of the 1970s’ martial arts drama sequence Kung Fu with mega-creator Greg Berlanti set to government produce by his Berlanti Productions.

Co-created by Blindspot‘s Christina M. Kim and Martin Gero, the reboot might be that includes a younger feminine lead. The mission was first launched at FOX and was given a pilot dedication final 12 months however the deal fell by and it by no means went to pilot.

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In the Kung Fu reboot sequence, a quarter-life disaster causes a younger Chinese-American girl to drop out of faculty and go on a life-changing journey to an remoted monastery in China. But when she returns to search out her hometown overrun with crime and corruption, she makes use of her martial arts expertise and Shaolin values to guard her group and produce criminals to justice…all whereas looking for the murderer who killed her Shaolin mentor and is now concentrating on her.

The sequence is written by Kim and might be government produced by Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter together with Kim and Gero by Gero’s Quinn’s House Production banner. Berlanti, a grasp of superhero TV reveals, has helmed sequence together with All AmericanArrowBlack Lightning, DC’s Legends of TomorrowThe FlashRiverdaleSupergirlBlindspotGod Friended MeThe Red LineThe Chilling Adventures of SabrinaYou, and Titans.

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The authentic sequence was created by Ed Spielman, Jerry Thorpe and Herman Miller which ran on air for 3 seasons from 1972-1975. It starred late veteran actor David Carradine, who portrayed the function of Kwai Chang Caine. The Kung Fu sequence was additionally tailored into a movie in 1986 titled Kung Fu: The Movie and it additionally spawned off two spinoff sequence: Kung Fu: The Next Generation and Kung Fu: The Legend Continues.