Netflix has revealed the Wu Assassins trailer, previewing the 10-episode series launching on the streaming service on August 8th.
Wu Assassins follows Kai Jin, a young Chinatown chef in present day San Francisco, as he becomes entangled with the Chinese Triad’s pursuit of deadly ancient powers known as the “Wu Xing.” After an encounter with a mystical spirit, Kai reluctantly becomes the Wu Assassin, using his enhanced martial arts skills to recover supernatural powers from five modern day criminals threatening to use them to destroy the world.
The cast includes Iko Uwais as Kai Jin, Byron Mann as Uncle Six, Li Jun Li as Jenny Wah, Celia Au as Ying Ying, Lewis Tan as Lu Xin Lee , Lawrence Kao as Tommy Wah, Tommy Flanagan as Alec McCullough, Katheryn Winnick as Christine Gavin, Tzi Ma as Mr. Young, JuJu Chan as Zan, Summer Glau as Miss Jones, Robin McLeavy as Maggie McCullough, and Travis Caldwell as Gideon.
The directors include Stephen Fung, Roel Reiné, Toa Fraser, Katheryn Winnick, Tony Krantz, and Michael Nankin. John Wirth, Cameron Litvack, David Simkins, Julie Benson, Shawna Benson, Yalun Tu, and Jessica Chou are the writers of the series.
Created by John Wirth and Tony Krantz, Wu Assassins is executive produced by John Wirth, Stephen Fung, Michael Frislev, Chad Oakes, and Tony Krantz. The co-executive producers are Cameron Litvack, David Simkins, Jonathan Lloyd Walker, Iko Uwais, and Katheryn Winnick. The producer is Chris Rudolph and co-producers include Julie Benson, Shawna Benson, Jay Daniel Beechinor, and Todd Giroux.
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