Rick Yune has been cast as the antagonist in the Wachowski siblings-produced action film “Ninja Assassin” for Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.
Korean actor-singer Rain plays a man brought up in an orphanage functioning as a ninja farm. The man turns his back on his tradition to make his way in the modern world, which brings him into conflict with a ninja (Yune) from the clan.
Naomie Harris has joined as the female lead, Ben Miles also landed an unspecified role.
James McTeigue is directing, and Joel Silver is producing via Dark Castle.