Cinemax has premiered the full trailer for “Fast Five” filmmaker Justin Lin’s new martial arts straight-to-series drama “Warrior”.
The ten-episode season was shot in Capetown and is set during the brutal Tong Wars of San Francisco’s Chinatown in the second half of the 19th century along with being inspired by an idea from Bruce Lee.
The series follows Ah Sahm (Andrew Koji), a martial arts prodigy who immigrates from China to San Francisco under mysterious circumstances and becomes a hatchet man for one of Chinatown’s most powerful tong families.
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 co-star.
“Banshee” creator Jonathan Tropper executive produces alongside Lin, Danielle Woodrow and Shannon Lee. The season will debut on the network on April 5th.