The CW has renewed DCs Stargirl for a third season and the Kung Fu restart for a moment.
The move to renew Kung Fu arrives on the network a little less than a month since its premiere. Kung Fu is a reboot of the 1970s series and stars Olivia Liang as Nicky Shen, a high school dropout who “ embarks on a life-changing journey to a remote monastery in China. But when she returns to San Francisco, she finds her hometown overrun with crime and corruption, and that her own parents Jin (Tzi Ma) and Mei-Li (Kheng Hua Tan) are at the mercy of a powerful triad. Nicky will rely on her tech-savvy sister Althea (Shannon Dang) and Althea’s fiancé Dennis (Tony Chung), pre-med brother Ryan (Jon Prasida), assistant district attorney and ex-boyfriend Evan (Gavin Stenhouse), and new love interests Henry (Eddie Liu) and her martial arts skills and Shaolin values to protect her community and bring criminals to justice as she searched for the ruthless hit man who murdered her Shaolin mentor Pei-Ling (Vanessa Kai) and now on her is targeted. “
Stargirl follows Brec Bassinger as young sophomore Courtney Whitmore, who discovers that her stepfather was the sidekick of a hero in the Justice Society of America. Courtney takes over and becomes a Stargirl, leading a new generation of JSA with her stepfather by her side. The innovation is moving forward Stargirl‘s second season, which premieres August 10.
“We are extremely proud to continue to share the stories of Nicky Shen and Courtney Whitmore, two strong, powerful young women at the center of this new generation of hit shows for The CW in ‘Kung Fu‘and’Stargirl from DC, ‘”Said Mark Pedowitz, Chairman and CEO of The CW Network. “Although each has remarkable talent on both sides of the camera,”Kung Fu‘and’DC’S Stargirl‘Not only have fans treated to visually stunning action and high-flying heroics, but they also both hit very powerful emotional chords as they delve into the family dynamics and personal relationships at their core, and we’re so excited to see what happens next. . “
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