Hollywood production may be shut down, but there were lots of TV deals and announcements over the past few days, which we round up here.
The CW has gone from a pilot to a first season order for Kung Fu, another Greg Berlanti production, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The pilot was announced in January (see “’Kung Fu’ Reboot”), and although production was shut down in March (see "Dozens of TV Productions Come to Standstill"), the season order was placed based on the script, according to the report. Olivia Liang will star.
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Swamp Thing, which had a shortened first season at DC Universe last year and then was canceled (see "Three Geek Shows Canceled"), has found a home at The CW, according to The Hollywood Reporter. A premiere date for the series on its new network was not announced.
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Temuera Morrison will appear in Season 2 of Disney+ series The Mandalorian as Boba Fett, according to Variety. Morrison played both the character’s father and clone Jango in the Star Wars prequel movies. The new season will premiere in October.