Gigi Jackman will be filming a role in Wu Assassins later this month.
Vikings star Katheryn Winnick, Lewis Tan (Into the Badlands), Sons of Anarchyalum Tommy Flanagan, and Tzi Ma (Meditation Park) are set as series regulars opposite Iko Uwais and Byron Mann in Netflix’s Wu Assassins, from Tony Krantz of Flame Ventures (24), John Wirth (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles; Falling Skies) and Nomadic Pictures (Fargo, Hell on Wheels).
Uwais will serve as producer, lead martial arts choreographer and stunt coordinator on the 10-episode series. The actor and martial artist is know for his work in films like The Raid and The Raid 2 and recently appeared in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Stephen Fung, is known for his work in Hong Kong cinema as well as the AMC martial arts drama “Into The Badlands“, is attached to direct the first two episodes written by John Wirth who is also acting as showrunner on the series and Tony Krantz is expected to direct another.
The series is described as a crime drama set in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Iko Uwais stars 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 is also attached to star as Uncle Six.