Warrior Season 2 trailer debuts ahead of October premiere
Cinemax has released the official trailer for the upcoming second season of their hit martial arts series Warrior, providing us with a preview of the new season’s action-packed scenes as the battle of San Francisco Chinatown continues to rage on. The series will make its return on Friday, October 2. Check out the video in the player below along with the new poster!
Based on the writings of martial arts legend Bruce Lee, Warrior was created by and is executive produced by Jonathan Tropper (Cinemax’s Banshee) under Tropper Ink Productions, executive produced by Justin Lin (director of Star Trek Beyond and F9: The Fast Saga) for Perfect Storm Entertainment and executive produced by Shannon Lee for Bruce Lee Entertainment.
Warrior is a gritty, action-packed crime drama set during the brutal Tong Wars of San Francisco’s Chinatown in the late 19th century. The series follows Ah Sahm (Andrew Koji), a martial arts prodigy who emigrates from China to San Francisco under mysterious circumstances. After proving his worth as a fighter, Ah Sahm becomes a hatchet man for the Hop Wei, one of Chinatown’s most powerful Tongs (Chinese organized crime family). Season two follows rival Chinatown Tongs as they fight for dominance amidst the growing anti-Chinese fervor that threatens to destroy them all.
The second season of the series features returning series regulars Kieran Bew (The Street), Celine Buckens (War Horse), Olivia Cheng (Marco Polo), Dianne Doan (Vikings), Dean Jagger (HBO’s Game of Thrones), Andrew Koji (Snake Eyes), Langley Kirkwood (Cinemax’s Banshee), Hoon Lee (Cinemax’s Banshee), Christian McKay (Me and Orson Welles), Joe Taslim (A Night Comes For Us), Jason Tobin (Fast & Furious 9), Joanna Vanderham (Eddie & Sunny), Tom Weston-Jones (Dickensian) and Perry Yung (Cinemax’s The Knick).
New season two series regulars include Dustin Nguyen (also directing episode 6; 21 Jump Street), Chen Tang (Mulan), Miranda Raison (Artemis Fowl) and recurring series regular Maria Elena Laas (Vida).
Warrior is produced for Cinemax by Perfect Storm Entertainment, Tropper Ink Productions and Bruce Lee Entertainment; created and executive produced by Jonathan Tropper. Justin Lin and Andrew Schneider executive produce on behalf of Perfect Storm Entertainment. Shannon Lee executive produces for Bruce Lee Entertainment. Executive produced by Brad Kane and Richard Sharkey. Co-executive produced by Kenneth Lin, Evan Endicott and Josh Stoddard.