Martial arts star IKO UWAIS (The Raid, Mile 22) and BYRON MANN (The Corruptor, Skyscraper) is set to team-up for the upcoming super natural martial arts Netflix series WU ASSASSINS.

Spanning 10 episodes, the series takes place in San Francisco‚Äôs Chinatown and is described as a “martial arts crime series with supernatural elements”. Uwais will play the part of ‘Kai Jin’, the last Wu Assassin who is chosen to round up the powers of an ancient triad to restore balance. Mann will portray ‘Uncle Six’.

Hong Kong veteran STEPHEN FUNG (Into The Badlands) has signed on to direct the first two episodes with showrunner TONY KRANTZ helming another.

In addition to taking on the lead, Uwais also serve as producer and action choreographer.

Production starts rolling on August 8th.

Stay tuned.

SOURCE: Deadline