Iko Uwais has signed on to star in the new sci-fi crime drama Wu Assassins, coming soon to Netflix.
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. Byron Mann (Altered Carbon) will play Uncle Six.
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.
Stephen Fung will direct the first two episodes. John Wirth is the writer and executive produces with Chad Oakes (Fargo, Hell on Wheels), Mike Frislev (Fargo, Hell on Wheels), and Tony Krantz of Flame Ventures (24).