Raid famed Indonesian actor and martial artist Iko Uwais is back with yet another action thriller with a little bit of supernatural twist, titled Wu Assassins with Netflix. The first official trailer is out and the series will premiere on 8th August on Netflix. The series chronicles a warrior chosen as the latest and last Wu Assassin must search for the powers of an ancient triad and restore balance in San Francisco’s Chinatown.
In Wu Assassins, Iko plays lead character Kai Jin, a young chef in San Francisco’s Chinatown who encounters a deadly, ancient mystical spirit, Wu Xing. The encounter transformed boy-next-door Kai into the lethal and powerful Wu Assassin. Using enhanced martial arts skills, he fights five modern day criminals threatening to use supernatural powers to destroy the world.
The series also stars Katheryn Winnick, Byron Mann, Lewis Tan, Tommy Flanagan, Tzi Ma, Lawrence Kao, Celia Au and Li Jun Li. The series, created by John Wirth (Hell on Wheels, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles) and Tony Krantz (Blood & Oil, Dracula), will comprise 10 episodes.
— Byron Mann (@Byron_Mann) July 23, 2019