“The Raid” film series star Iko Uwais has signed on to lead the action-crime-drama series “Wu Assassins” for Netflix and Nomadic Pictures Entertainment.
Uwais will play the role of 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.
Uwais will also serve as producer and lead martial arts choreographer and stunt coordinator for the series which has received a ten-episode order.
John Wirth will serve as writer and executive producer, while Stephen Fung will direct the first two episodes. Chad Oakes, Mike Frislev and Tony Krantz will executive produce.