Kung Fu Season 2: Yvonne Chapman Promoted to Collection Common
Be careful, Nicky Shen. Kung Fu’s baddest guardian is sticking round completely subsequent season.
Yvonne Chapman, who performs the villainous Zhilan, has been upgraded to a collection common for Season 2, our sister website Deadline experiences.
Season 1 noticed Zhilan homicide Nicky’s mentor (and Zhilan’s large sister) Pei-Ling (Vanessa Kai), jumpstarting an emotional rivalry that culminated in an intense showdown between each girls. Nicky defeated Zhilan after deciding to launch Biange again to the earth relatively than destroy it or wield the traditional Sword of Liang Daiyu, and her murderous archnemisis was final seen being carted away in handcuffs.
With a Biange blossom popping up in San Francisco — an indication that Biange power is close by — and corrupt investor Russell Tan hiding Nicky’s long-lost cousin as a part of a grasp plan, it’s secure to say there’s much more hassle forward for the Shens subsequent season.
It’s unclear how Zhilan will play into that — she’s dealing with vital jailtime for homicide — however Olivia Liang, who performs the titular heroine, has just a few pitches.
“I feel it will be so cool to see Nicky go up towards this dangerous individual, and the one individual that may assistance is Zhilan,” Liang beforehand mused to TVLine. “We go to her in her jail cell, and she or he’s nonetheless as fabulous as ever, and she or he in all probability has a number of the wards underneath her spell. I feel that might be actually enjoyable.”
Along with Chapman and Liang, Kung Fu additionally stars Eddie Liu as Nicky’s friend-turned-boyfriend Henry, Shannon Dang as Nicky’s pc whiz sister Althea Shen, Jon Prasida as Nicky’s pre-med brother Ryan Shen, Gavin Stenhouse as Nicky’s ex-boyfriend Evan, Tzi Ma as Nicky’s father Jin Shen and Kheng Hua Tan as Nicky’s mom Mei-Li Shen.