The first trailer for the Netflix action/drama Wu Assassins is here, and it’s filled to the brim with martial arts madness. You can check out the trailer in the player below!
Wu Assassins is an action crime series that will focus on martial arts with supernatural elements. The series is set in San Francisco’s Chinatown. The action drama also stars Iko Uwais (The Raid: Redemption, Mile 22) as the show’s main character Kai Jin, Byron Mann (Altered Carbon) as Uncle Six, Katheryn Winnick (Vikings) as undercover police officer Christine “C.G.” Gavin, Tommy Flanagan (Sons of Anarchy) as international crime boss Alec McCullough, Lewis Tan (Into the Badlands) as intelligent leader Lu Xin Lee and Tzi Ma (Meditation Park) as Kai’s mentor Mr. Young. Uwais will also serve as producer and lead martial arts choreographer and stunt coordinator for the series.
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Nomadic Pictures Entertainment is producing the 10-episode series which has John Wirth (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles; Falling Skies) set as writer and executive producer. Stephen Fung will direct the first two episodes with additional directors to be announced. Chad Oakes, Mike Frislev (Fargo, Hell on Wheels), and Tony Krantz of Flame Ventures (24) are also the show’s executive producers.
Before Chan went into acting, she was a former Thai boxing champion and was sometimes also referred to as the “Femake Bruce Lee”. Dacascos will be appearing alongside Keanu Reeves and Halle Berry in the upcoming film John Wick 3: Parabellum as the lead villain.
Wu Assassins premieres August 8 on Netflix.