Cinemax’s Tong War drama series Warrior will receive its UK premiere on Sky One on Tuesday June 25th at 10pm, it has been announced.
Warrior is set during the brutal Tong Wars of San Francisco’s Chinatown in the second half of the 19th centurey and follows Ah Sahm, a martial arts prodigy who emigrates from China to San Francisco under mysterious circumstances. After proving his worth as a fighter, Ah Sahm becomes a hatchet man for the Hope Wei, one of Chinatown’s most powerful Tongs (Chinese organized crime family).
The drama series, which is based on the writings of martial arts legend Bruce Lee, is produced by Perfect Storm Entertainment, Tropper Ink Productions and Bruce Lee Entertainment and stars Andrew Koji (Fast & Furious 6), Kieran Bew (The Street), Olivia Cheng (Marco Polo), Dianne Doan (Vikings), Dean Jagger (Game Of Thrones), Langley Kirkwood (Invictus), Hoon Lee (Banshee), Christian McKay (Me and Orson Welles), Joe Taslim (Fast & Furious 6), Jason Tobin (The Fast & The Furious: Tokyo Drift), Joanna Vanderham (The Paradise), Tom Weston-Jones (Copper) and Perry Yung (The Knick). Cinemax has ordered a second season.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.