The 1970s martial arts western series Kung Fu, starring David Carradine, is getting a remake at Fox with a female lead. Executive produced by Greg Berlanti, the series has been given a put-pilot order. A put-pilot is a pilot that a network has agreed to air. If the episode doesn’t air, the network will have to pay a substantial fee. The purpose of a put-pilot order is to guarantee the pilot will be picked up.

Created by Ed Spielman, Kung Fu ran for three seasons on ABC from 1972 to 1975 and became a hit with audiences. Kung Fu is recognized today as one of the most successful shows of the ...

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