Monday, May 3, 2021

The CW Renews 'Kung Fu' and 'Stargirl'

After airing only four episodes, The CW has today renewed its original drama series Kung Fu for a second season. Moreover, the broadcast network has ordered a third season of its original drama series Stargirl - months ahead of its second season return.

Kung Fu stars Olivia Liang, Kheng Hua Tan, Eddie Liu, Shannon Dang, Jon Prasida, Gavin Stenhouse, Vanessa Kai, Tony Chung and Tzi Ma.

Christina M. Kim created the drama and serves as co-showrunner alongside Robert Berens. They executive produce with Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Martin Gero and David Madden. Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions and Quinn's House produce.

Stargirl stars Brec Bassinger, Luke Wilson, Amy Smart, Yvette Monreal, Anjelika Washington, Cameron Gellman, Trae Romano, Hunter Sansone, Meg DeLacy and Nick Tarabay.

Geoff Johns created the drama. He executive produces with Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter. Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions and Mad Ghost Productions produce.

"We are beyond 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," said Mark Pedowitz, Chairman and CEO, The CW Network. "While each boasts remarkable talent on both sides of the camera, Kung Fu and Stargirl have not only treated fans to some visually stunning action and high-flying heroics, but they also both strike very powerful emotional chords as they delve into the family dynamics and personal relationships at their core, and we are so excited to see what happens next."