Will Yun Lee is ready to expand his villain repertoire to NBC.
Deadline reports the Wolverine actor has signed on to play Susano in the network’s in-development pilot Warrior.
The series focuses on a woman working undercover, training in traditional and mysterious methods with a master to defeat her crime lord opponent. Susano is described as “a deadly and dangerous martial arts expert who is head of a Japanese crime syndicate where he enjoys considerable power, wealth and respect.”
Announced in January, the pilot comes from The Traveler creator David DiGilio. It’s directed by Philip Noyce (Salt, The Giver).
Lee has appeared on such television series as Hawaii Five-0, True Blood and Witchblade. He also played bad guys in The Wolverine, the Red Dawn remake and Die Another Day.
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