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Wu Assassins (Netflix)
« on: Aug 16, 2018 at 07:03 AM »
Netflix Orders Martial Arts Drama ‘Wu Assassins,’ Iko Uwais to Star

Netflix has given a series order to the martial arts drama series “Wu Assassins,” Variety has confirmed.

The series is described as a crime drama set in San Francisco’s Chinatown.  Iko Uwais stars as 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. Byron Mann is also attached to star as Uncle Six.

Uwais will also serve as producer, lead martial arts choreographer and stunt coordinator on the 10-episode series. The actor and martial artist is known for his work in films like “The Raid” and “The Raid 2,” and recently appeared in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”

John Wirth is the writer on “Wu Assassins” and will also executive produce. Chad Oakes and Mike Frislev of Nomadic Pictures Entertainment will also executive produce along with Tony Krantz of Flame Ventures.

Stephen Fung, known for his work in Hong Kong cinema as well as the AMC martial arts drama “Into the Badlands,” is attached to direct the first two episodes.

https://variety.com/2018/tv/news/netflix-martial-arts-series-wu-assassins-iko-uwais-1202862255/

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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix)
« Reply #1 on: Aug 16, 2018 at 07:08 AM »
‘Wu Assassins’: JuJu Chan & Mark Dacascos To Recur In Netflix Martial Arts Drama

JuJu Chan (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny) and Mark Dacascos (John Wick 3: Parabellum) have booked recurring roles opposite Iko Uwais and Byron Mann in Netflix’s Wu Assassins, from Tony Krantz of Flame Ventures (24), John Wirth (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles; Falling Skies) and Nomadic Pictures (Fargo, Hell on Wheels).

Written by Wirth, who also serves as showrunner, Wu Assassins, set in San Francisco’s Chinatown, is a martial arts crime series with supernatural elements. It stars Uwais as Kai Jin, who becomes the latest and last Wu Assassin, chosen to round up the powers of an ancient triad and restore balance once again. Mann plays Uncle Six.

Chan will play Zan, a lieutenant in the Triads and elite martial artist, Zan is the bodyguard and sole confidant to Byron Mann’s character Uncle Six.

Dacascos will portray an extremely fit and strong monk who can take down any evil force that comes his way.

https://deadline.com/2018/08/wu-assassins-juju-chan-mark-dacascos-to-recur-in-netflix-martial-arts-drama-1202445644/

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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix)
« Reply #2 on: Aug 18, 2018 at 06:09 PM »
Signing up on this...
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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix)
« Reply #3 on: Aug 27, 2018 at 11:30 PM »
I just hope the RZA is scoring this one

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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix)
« Reply #4 on: Aug 28, 2018 at 06:57 AM »
We all know Iko Uwais will deliver on the fight & action scenes, but my concern is does he have the dramatic chops to carry a full series story-wise?  ???

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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix)
« Reply #5 on: Jul 24, 2019 at 05:43 AM »
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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix)
« Reply #6 on: Jul 24, 2019 at 09:00 AM »
^  Based on the trailer, special effects & acting looks bad. Fights look good.

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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix)
« Reply #7 on: Jul 25, 2019 at 01:59 PM »

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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix)
« Reply #8 on: Jul 25, 2019 at 02:16 PM »
even the fights scenes looks too Amrican choreographed. Mas ok sana kung asians ang nag fight choreo especially his team from The Raid.
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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix)
« Reply #9 on: Jul 25, 2019 at 02:27 PM »
even the fights scenes looks too Amrican choreographed. Mas ok sana kung asians ang nag fight choreo especially his team from The Raid.

As per reports, Iko Uwais is the series' lead fight choreographer & stunt coordinator, as well as producer. The first two episodes are directed by Hong Kong's Stephen Fung.

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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix)
« Reply #10 on: Jul 28, 2019 at 09:07 PM »
pag gawa ng American entity I think masyado strict sa safety and insurance purposes hence mukhang slick yun fighting

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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix)
« Reply #11 on: Aug 09, 2019 at 08:05 AM »
Out now on Netflix...

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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix)
« Reply #12 on: Aug 17, 2019 at 09:55 AM »
"Behind the Fight" Featurette

https://youtu.be/YReGA5W8AwI

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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix)
« Reply #13 on: Aug 17, 2019 at 10:04 PM »
Good fight scenes, not so good story and direction. Very flimsy yung premise. Sayang.

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Re: Wu Assassins (Netflix)
« Reply #14 on: Oct 11, 2019 at 01:21 PM »
Stay away from this series. Not good at all. A waste of Iko Uwais talent.
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