Friday, February 21, 2020

Development News - The CW Drama Pilot 'Kung Fu' Casts Jon Prasida, Shannon Dang and Eddie Liu

Development News - February 21, 2020

The CW's Kung Fu.

  • Jon Prasida, Shannon Dang and Eddie Liu have been cast as series regulars on the drama pilot written by Christina M. Kim. Prasida starred in the Australian drama Tomorrow When the War Began. Dang has recurred on Facebook's Sorry for Your Loss and Showtime's The L Word: Generation Q. Liu has recurred on HBO's Silicon Valley.
  • Prasida will play Ryan Chen, a quick-witted medical student who has to deal with the sudden return of his estranged older sister, Nicky.
  • Dang will play Althea Chen, Nicky's larger-than-life older sister who's newly engaged and on her way to planning her dream Chinese wedding.
  • Liu will play Henry Chu, a martial arts instructor and Chinese art history buff who has instant chemistry with Nicky.