Bill Paxton Directing Adaptation of Classic TV Series 'Kung Fu'

Outside of references in Pulp Fiction and Office Space, most people probably haven't heard of the classic 70's TV series Kung Fu, which starred the late David Carradine.

Deadline reports that Bill Paxton has officially begun talks to helm a big-screen adaptation of the series.
 
The series focused a Shaolin monk named Kwai Chang Caine who helped (and fought) others while on a quest to find his half-brother.
 
The series ran from 1972-75, received a TV movie adaptation in the mid-‘80s and spawned a second series Kung Fu: The Legend Continues in the mid-‘90s following an hour-long TV special Kung Fu: the Next Generation.
 
No word on what the plot will be for this big-screen version, although we're sure Caine will look to, as Pulp Fiction's Jules put it, "walk the Earth."
 
Are you excited for a big screen Kung Fu movie? Who should play Carradine's role?
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