Get Into Your Fighting Stance Chicago, The Premiere of Kung Fu is Here!

April 7, 2021 4:39PM

It’s time to get into your fighting stance Chicago; the premiere of Kung Fu is here! After 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 Jin (Tzi Ma) and Mei-Li (Kheng Hua Tan) are at the mercy of a powerful Triad. Nicky will rely on her tech-savvy sister Althea (Shannon Dang) and Althea’s fiancé Dennis (Tony Chung), pre-med brother Ryan (Jon Prasida), Assistant District Attorney and ex-boyfriend Evan (Gavin Stenhouse), and new love interest Henry (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 who killed her Shaolin mentor Pei-Ling (Vanessa Kai) and is now targeting her.

And be sure to check out Chicago’s own Kung Fu Master, Shifu Paula Lazarz demonstrate a series of beginner Kung Fu moves to get you ready for the premiere.

Tune in tonight at 7P only on CW26.