What’s new at The CW? The network just announced two new TV shows for the 2020-21 season, Deadline reports.
One of the new series is Kung Fu, a reboot of the 1970s David Carradine series, and the other is The Republic of Sarah. The latter centers on Sarah Cooper, a rebellious high school teacher who “utilizes an obscure cartographical loophole to declare independence. Now Sarah must lead a young group of misfits as they attempt to start their own country from scratch.”
Both Kung Fu and The Republic of Sarah are set to premiere on The CW during the 2020-21 season. Read more info below:
LOGLINE: A quarter-life crisis causes a young Chinese-American woman to drop out of college and go on a life-changing journey to an isolated monastery in China. But when she returns to find her hometown overrun with crime and corruption, she uses her martial arts skills and Shaolin values to protect her community and bring criminals to justice…all while searching for the assassin who killed her Shaolin mentor and is now targeting her.
Cast: Olivia Liang, Kheng Hua Tan, Shannon Dang, Jon Prasida, Eddie Liu, Gavin Stenhouse, Gwendoline Yeo and Tzi Ma
Executive Producer/Writer: Christina M. Kim
Executive Producers: Martin Gero (Quinn’s House); Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter (Berlanti Productions)
Director/Co-Executive Producer: Hanelle Culpepper
Inspired by the original series created by Ed Spielman
Auspices: Quinn’s House and Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television
THE REPUBLIC OF SARAH
LOGLINE: Faced with the destruction of her town at the hands of a greedy mining company, rebellious high school teacher Sarah Cooper utilizes an obscure cartographical loophole to declare independence. Now Sarah must lead a young group of misfits as they attempt to start their own country from scratch.
Cast: Stella Baker, Nia Holloway, Luke Mitchell, Izabella Alvarez, Hope Lauren, Ian Duff, Forrest Goodluck, Landry Bender and Megan Follows
Executive Producer/Writer: Jeffrey Paul King
Executive Producers: Marc Webb, Mark Martin; Fulwell 73 (Jeff Grosvenor, Leo Pearlman)
Director/Executive Producer: Kat Candler
Studio: CBS Television Studios”
What do you think? Do you watch The CW network very often? Will you check out either of their new series?