Olivia Liang stars in "Kung Fu" (Photo: CW).

CW’s ‘Kung Fu’ kicks off a hero’s journey

A remake in name only, CW’s “Kung Fu” (premiering Tuesday at 8 p.m.) finds a young woman trying to come to terms with her past while embarking on a dangerous quest.

And at a time when assaults against Asian Americans are at record highs, “Kung Fu’s” greatest achievement is not the impressive fight choreography but its depiction of a complicated, loving Chinese American family – one anyone can relate to.

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