Mortal Kombat actor Ludi Lin joins The CW’s Kung Fu reboot cast as Kerwin, a rich playboy and a potential threat to series lead Nicky Shen.
Mortal Kombat Actor Ludi Lin is now a member of The CW Kung Fu reboot the cast.
According to Term, Lin will co-star in Kung Fu as Kerwin’s character. Described as “handsome, handsome, physically fit and incredibly charismatic,” Kerwin is the heir to the billionaire Tan family fortune and acts like a playboy to hide his anger at his father. However, he has a chance for revenge after forming an “erotically charged partnership” with Zhilan, the ruthless killer who targets the show’s protagonist, Nicky Shen, after killing his Shaolin mentor, Pei-Ling.
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As well as playing Liu Kang in the upcoming Mortal Kombat reboot of the movie, Lin played the Black Ranger / Zack Taylor in 2017 Forest ranger and Captain Murk in DC Extended Universe’s Aquaman film. He also appeared on an episode of Netflix. Marco Polo series and co-starring in the Black mirror Season 5 episode “Striking Vipers” as Lance, a character from the fictional video game Striking Vipers X.
The original Kung Fu The television show premiered in 1972 and starred David Carradine as Kwai-Chang Caine, a half-white American, half-Chinese Shaolin monk who wandered the American Old West in search of his half-brother, Danny Caine, using his hilarious kung skills to help the needy. It was followed by the feature film Kung Fu: The Movie in 1986, along with a pair of spinoff series released in 1987 and 1993.
A quarter-life crisis prompts young Chinese-American Nicky Shen (Olivia Liang) to drop out of college and embark on a life-changing journey to an isolated monastery in China. But when he returns to San Francisco, he discovers that his hometown is overrun with crime and corruption and his own parents, Jin (Tzi Ma) and Mei-Li (Kheng Hua Tan), are at the mercy of a powerful Triad. Nicky will trust his tech-savvy sister Althea (Shannon Dang) and fiancé Dennis (Tony Chung), brother Ryan (Jon Prasida), assistant district attorney and ex-boyfriend Evan (Gavin Stenhouse), and their newfound interest. loving. Henry (Eddie Liu), as well as his martial arts skills and Shaolin values to protect his community and bring criminals to justice … all while searching for the ruthless killer who killed his Shaolin mentor, Pei-Ling (Vanessa Kai) and now he’s attacking her.
Executive produced by Christina M. Kim, Martin Gero, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and Warner Bros. TV, Kung Fu stars Olivia Liang, Tzi Ma, Kheng Hua Tan, Tony Chung, Jon Prasida, Shannon Dang, Eddie Liu, and Vanessa Kai. The series has yet to receive a release date.
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