IKO UWAIS JOINS NEW SCI-FI CRIME DRAMA "WU ASSASSINS," COMING SOON TO NETFLIX
Uwais to Lead Series And Serve as Producer and Lead Martial Arts and Fight Choreographer and Stunt Coordinator
ABOUT WU ASSASSINS
WU ASSASSINS is an action-packed crime drama set In San Francisco's Chinatown. The series stars Iko Uwais as Kai Jin, an aspiring chef who becomes the latest and last Wu Assassin, chosen to round up the powers of an ancient triad and restore balance once again.
Multi-talented actor, martial artist and fight choreographer Iko Uwais ("The Raid," "Mile 22," "Star Wars: The Force Awakens") also will serve as producer and lead martial arts choreographer and stunt coordinator.
Production Company: Nomadic Pictures Entertainment
Writer / Executive Producer: John Wirth (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles; Falling Skies)
Executive Producers: Chad Oakes (Fargo; Hell on Wheels); Mike Frislev (Fargo, Hell on Wheels); Tony Krantz of Flame Ventures (24)
Director: Stephen Fung will direct the first two episodes. Additional directors to be announced.
Cast: Iko Uwais ("Mile 22," "The Raid") as Kai Jin; and Byron Mann ("Altered Carbon") as Uncle Six. Additional casting to be announced.