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Warrior Premiere Set for April 5, Jett to Launch in June

Cinemax has set the Warrior premiere date for April 5th, and the drama series Jett will debut in June.

The 10-episode drama series Warrior was filmed in Cape Town, South Africa. The show is based on writings of martial arts legend Bruce Lee, and created and executive produced by Jonathan Tropper (Banshee) under Tropper Ink Productions and Justin Lin on behalf of Perfect Storm Entertainment.

Warrior is a gritty, action-packed crime drama set during the brutal Tong Wars of San Francisco’s Chinatown in the second half of the 19th century. The series follows Ah Sahm, a martial arts prodigy who emigrates from China to San Francisco under mysterious circumstances and becomes a hatchet man for one of Chinatown’s most powerful tongs (Chinese organized crime family).

Led by Andrew Koji, who plays Ah Sahm, series regulars also include Kieran Bew, Olivia Cheng, Dianne Doan, Dean Jagger, Langley Kirkwood, Hoon Lee, Christian McKay, Joe Taslim, Jason Tobin, Joanna Vanderham, Tom Weston-Jones and Perry Yung.

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 Danielle Woodrow executive produce on behalf of Perfect Storm Entertainment. Shannon Lee executive produces for Bruce Lee Entertainment. The series is executive produced by Brad Kane and co-executive produced by Richard Sharkey.

The Cinemax drama series Jett begins its nine-episode season this June. The show is created, written, directed and executive produced by Sebastian Gutierrez.

Jett stars Carla Gugino (The Haunting of Hill House) as world-class thief Daisy “Jett” Kowalski. Fresh out of prison, she is forced back into doing what she does best, and a cast of morally ambivalent, dangerous and eccentric criminals, from budding femme fatales to compromised law enforcers, are determined to exploit her skills for their own ends.

The series also features Giancarlo Esposito, Elena Anaya, Michael Aronov, Gaite Jansen, Chris Backus, Gil Bellows, Jodie Turner-Smith, Gentry White, Violet McGraw, Lucy Walters, and Mustafa Shakir.

Jett is created, written, directed and executive produced by Sebastian Gutierrez; executive produced by Carla Gugino, Mark Stern, Stuart Ford, Dana Brunetti; co-executive produced by Stacey Levin.

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