A quarter-life crisis causes a young Chinese-American woman, Nicky Chen, 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, Nicky 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.As someone who grew up watching the 1970's original, and loving its aesthetic, I initially baulked at the idea of a modern take on the story with a contemporary setting.
But then I watched the trailer and realised how cool this new Kung Fu could be.
In the year that Marvel Comics' foremost martial artist, Shang-Chi, is due to make his cinematic debut, and, of course, Netflix has its runaway success with Cobra Kai, could we be seeing a resurgence in mainstream live-action martial arts shows?
I, for one, would not be opposed to that.
Now we just have to hope that a streamer or broadcaster over here picks up this iteration of Kung Fu.