Legacies star wages one-woman warfare in Kung Fu reboot trailer
Legacies star Olivia Liang has effectively and really moved on from the Salvatore College for the Younger and Gifted – lately, she’s kicking ass and waging a one-woman warfare in Kung Fu.
Olivia – who performed Alyssa Chang within the Vampire Diaries spin-off – leads the upcoming reboot of the ’70s sequence Kung Fu, the place she portrays a Chinese language American girl referred to as Nicky Chen.
In a model new trailer for the present, which is about to premiere within the US subsequent month, we catch our first glimpse of Nicky’s journey from budding regulation faculty scholar to martial arts protégée, and it is secure to say, we’re excited.
Updating the story of the unique Kung Fu, The CW’s newest mission will see Nicky take a life-changing journey to a Chinese language monastery, earlier than returning residence and utilizing her new-found abilities to defend her group and avenge her Shaolin mentor.
In a nod to the Kung Fu reboot’s different replace – particularly, casting Asian American actors to inform an Asian American story – Olivia beforehand referred to as her function “an absolute honour”.
“It is an absolute honour to be Nicky, to inform an Asian American story, and to be a part of the furthering of illustration,” she stated in an announcement.
“All I will say is thanks: thanks God, for this candy reward I don’t really feel deserving of. Thanks family and friends, who noticed me via three jobs and struggling to make hire for years however who inspired me to maintain going.”
Kung Fu will premiere on Wednesday, April 7 on The CW within the US. Legacies additionally airs on The CW within the US.