TV News: Warrior – First Look Photos and Show Information

First Look Photos and Information
April 5, 2019

Warrior, a new “action-packed crime drama,” premieres tonight on Cinemax at 10/9c.  According to the press release, “the show is based on writings of martial arts legend Bruce Lee, and created and executive produced by Jonathan Tropper (CINEMAX’s Banshee) under Tropper Ink Productions and Justin Lin on behalf of Perfect Storm Entertainment.”

See below for a trailer on the show, first look photos, and the show’s synopsis.


Synopsis.  According to the official press release, “Warrior is a gritty, action-packed crime drama set during the brutal Tong Wars of San Francisco’s Chinatown in the second half of the 19th century. The series follows Ah Sahm, a martial arts prodigy who emigrates from China to San Francisco under mysterious circumstances and becomes a hatchet man for one of Chinatown’s most powerful tongs (Chinese organized crime family).”

Cast Information.  Warrior stars Andrew Koji (as Ah Sahm), and features series regulars: Kieran Bew (as Bill O’Hara), Olivia Cheng (as Ah Toy), Dianne Doan (as Mai Ling), Dean Jagger (as Dylan Leary), Langley Kirkwood (Walter Buckley), Hoon Lee (as Wang Chao), Christian McKay (Mayor Samuel Blake), Joe Taslim (as Li Yong), Jason Tobin (as Young Jun), Joanna Vanderham (Penelope Blake), Tom Weston-Jones (Richard Lee) and Perry Yung (Father Jun).

Rich Ting as “Bolo”, Jason Tobin as “Young Jun” (Credit: David Bloomer/Cinemax)

WARRIOR is produced for CINEMAX by Perfect Storm Entertainment, Tropper Ink Productions and Bruce Lee Entertainment; created and executive produced by Jonathan Tropper. Justin Lin and Danielle Woodrow executive produce on behalf of Perfect Storm Entertainment. Shannon Lee executive produces for Bruce Lee Entertainment. Executive produced by Brad Kane and co-executive produced by Richard Sharkey. Pilot was executive produced by Assaf Bernstein.”

Dean Jagger as “Dylan Leary” (Credit: David Bloomer/Cinemax)
Hoon Lee as “Wang Chao”, Olivia Cheng as “Ah Toy” (Credit: David Bloomer/Cinemax)
Olivia Cheng as “Ah Toy” (Credit: David Bloomer/Cinemax)
Andrew Koji as “Ah Sahm” (Credit: David Bloomer/Cinemax)
Dianne Doan as “Mai Ling” (Credit: David Bloomer/Cinemax)

Trailer.  This show looks like a total ass kicker!


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