EXCLUSIVE: legacies Alum Ben Levin and Kim Rhodes (supernatural) have joined the upcoming third season of The CW’s kung fu in recurring roles.
Levin plays Bo, a barista/vigilante who lives across the bay in Oakland. He’s cool, smart, and strong with an all-round fighting style. His extracurricular crime-fighting leads to a collision with Nicky (Olivia Liang) and her siblings. New in town and far from home, Bo is excited to join in the adventures of the Shen family and fight at Nicky’s side.
Rhodes will portray Carrie, an outspoken, fun professional who works as a representative for a large restaurant investment group. When Carrie’s company shows interest in Harmony Dumplings, Mei-Li (Kheng Hua Tan) is quick to turn down her offers, but when an unexpected friendship blossoms between her and Carrie, Mei-Li opens up to a possible alliance.
Season 2 of the show ended with Zhilan (Yvonne Chapman) sacrificing himself to take down crime boss Russell Tan (Kee Chan), someone who resembled Nicky’s Shifu (mentor), Pei-Ling (Vanessa Kai), and in the last few Seconds of the series appeared finale and the breakup of Nicky and Henry (Eddie Liu).
Christina M. Kim serves as executive producer/co-showrunner with Robert Berens. Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Martin Gero and David Madden also serve as executive producers. kung fu is produced by Berlanti Productions and Quinn’s House in association with Warner Bros. Television and is inspired by Ed Spielman’s original series.
Levin is retiring from his role as Jed Tien on The CW’s legacies. Levin repeated for the first two seasons and was promoted to series regular for the last two seasons. He is supported by SMS Talent and Link Entertainment.
Rhodes is best known for her role as Sheriff Jody Mills supernatural. She has also reappeared before criminal thoughts and colony, among other. She is represented by Richard Kerner of Kerner Management Associates.