Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Netflix Announces Premiere Date for New Drama 'Wu Assassins' Starring Iko Uwais and Katheryn Winnick

Netflix has today announced the premiere date for the upcoming original drama series Wu Assassins starring Iko Uwais.

All ten episodes of the first season will be available on Thursday, August 8.

The drama follows Kai Jin (Uwais), 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 also features Katheryn Winnick, Lewis Tan, Tommy Flanagan, Lawrence Kao, Celia Au, Li Jun Li, JuJu Chan, Mark Dacascos, Byron Mann and Tzi Ma.

John Wirth created the drama. He executive produces with Chad Oakes, Mike Frislev, Tony Krantz and director Stephen Fung. Nomadic Pictures Entertainment and Flame Ventures produce.