Friday, February 8, 2019

Cinemax Reveals Premiere Date for New Drama 'Warrior' Starring Andrew Koji

During its presentation at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour today, Cinemax announced the premiere date for the upcoming original drama series Warrior.

The 10-episode first season will premiere on Friday, April 5 at 10/9c.

Based on writings of martial arts legend Bruce Lee, the gritty, action-packed crime drama is set during the brutal Tong Wars of San Francisco's Chinatown in the second half of the 19th century. Ah Sahm is 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).

The drama stars Andrew Koji, 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.

Jonathan Tropper created the drama. He executive produces with Justin Lin, Danielle Woodrow, Shannon Lee, Brad Kane and director Assaf Bernstein. Richard Sharkey is a co-executive producer. Perfect Storm Entertainment, Tropper Ink Productions and Bruce Lee Entertainment produce.