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KUNG FU Series With Olivia Liang Starts Filming Season 2 in Vancouver

Cast for the new Kung Fu series starring Olivia Liang is back in Vancouver and ready to start filming season 2 of the hit CW show.

Filming dates: September 20th, 2021 to March 9th, 2022.

Cast:: Olivia Liang, Kheng Hua Tan, Shannon Dang, Jon Prasida, Eddie Liu, Gavin Stenhouse, Tzi Ma, Tony Chung, Vanessa Kai, Ludi Lin and Yvonne Chapman.

Yvonne Chapman is upped to a series regular in season 2 as villain Zhilan.

Olivia Liang as Nicky Shen, Yvonne Chapman as Zhilan and Eddie Liu as Henry.

Filming the season one finale at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden in Vancouver.

Co-showrunners: Christina M. Kim and Robert Berens.

A quarter-life crisis causes a young Chinese-American woman, Nicky Shen (Olivia Liang), to drop out of college and go on a life-changing journey to an isolated monastery in China. But when she returns to San Francisco, she finds her hometown is overrun with crime and corruption and her own parents (Tzi Ma and Kheng Hua Tan) are at the mercy of a powerful Triad.

Nicky will rely on her tech-savvy sister (Shannon Dang), pre-med brother (Jon Prasida), Assistant District Attorney and ex-boyfriend (Gavin Stenhouse), and new love interest (Eddie Liu) as well as her martial arts skills and Shaolin values to protect her community and bring criminals to justice … all while searching for the ruthless assassin (Yvonne Chapman) who killed her Shaolin mentor (Vanessa Kai) and is now targeting her. 

Vancouver’s VAFF celebrated the BC-produced series.

Where did we leave Kung Fu in season one?

Season one came full circle with Nicky and assassin Zhilan returning to the place of their first battle — the Shaolin monastery in China. But Nicky has become a different person and brings Henry with her.

In the big aerial battle, Nicky knocks the bian ge out of Zhilan, returning it “back out in the world where it belongs.”

Cast and crew took time out from filming the season finale battle to celebrate the engagement of Nicky and Henry’s stunt doubles Megan Hui and Ken Do.

Nicky and Henry return to San Francisco where the billionaire Russell Tan family will be even bigger antagonists in season 2., as a foil to the Shen family. And Nicky will meet her aunt’s daughter, who is the progeny of a warrior and a guardian.

Olivia Liang as Nicky and Eddie Liu as Henry filming the final scene in Vancouver’s Chinatown.


Producers: Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Martin Gero, David Madden.

Kung Fu season 2 premieres mid-season on The CW.

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