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Wu Assassins Movie Ordered at Netflix: Who's Returning?

Wu Assassins Movie Ordered at Netflix: Who's Returning?
This is a rare case of no news being good news!

Almost two years after Wu Assassins debuted its freshman season on Netflix, the streamer has confirmed its future.

A movie follow-up has been ordered as opposed to a full-fledged second season, but fear not:

Wu Assassins Season 2 could materialize at Netflix, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

It's also possible that the franchise could continue with additional movies. There are many unanswered questions at this moment in time, but it's nice to know the story will continue in some form.

Now, with such a long time between the first season and this movie being ordered, there will be some casting changes.

The returning cast includes Iko Uwais as Kai Jin, Lewis Tan as Lu Xin Lee, Lawrence Kao as Tommy Wah, and JuJu Chan Szeto as Zan Hui.

There are some new additions to the cast, however.

They are as follows:

Pearl Thusi as Adaku,
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‘Wu Assassins’ Standalone Movie Set At Netflix

‘Wu Assassins’ Standalone Movie Set At Netflix
A Wu Assassins standalone movie is heading to Netflix. The streaming service has ordered Fistful of Vengeance, a 90-minute film which will star original Wu Assassins cast members Iko Uwais, Lewis Tan, Lawrence Kao and JuJu Chan Szeto, along with new cast Pearl Thusi (Quantico), Rhatha Phongam (Only God Forgives), Francesca Torney and Jason Tobin (Warrior).

Written by Cameron Litvack, Jessica Chou and Yalun Tu and directed by Roel Reiné, Fistful of Vengeance will see the Wu Assassin team reunite in Bangkok to avenge the death of one of their own, only to find that their new enemy is an ancient threat armed with otherworldly powers.

Uwais will reprise his role as Kai Jin, along with Tan as Lu Xin Lee, Kao as Tommy Wah and Chan Szeto as Zan Hui.

Thusi will portray Adaku, Corney will play Preeya, Tobin is William Pan and Phongam is Ku An Qi.

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‘Wu Assassins’ Standalone Movie ‘Fistful of Vengeance’ Ordered at Netflix

‘Wu Assassins’ Standalone Movie ‘Fistful of Vengeance’ Ordered at Netflix
Wu Assassins” is continuing at Netflix with a standalone movie.

The film, titled “Wu Assassins: Fistful of Vengeance,” will be 90 minutes and will bring back series stars Iko Uwais, Lewis Tan, Lawrence Kao, and JuJu Chan Szeto. In addition, Pearl Thusi, Francesca Corney, Jason Tobin, and Rhatha Phongam will also star in the film.

According to an individual with knowledge of the series, the show could still potentially return for a second season or other another standalone story. The film is set to shoot in Thailand with production services provided by Living Films.

Cameron Litvack, Jessica Chou, and Yalun Tu — all of whom were writers on Season 1 of the show — are writing the film. Roel Reiné, who directed multiple episodes of the show, will direct the film.

Wu Assassins” was created by Tony Krantz and John Wirth. Season 1 consisted of 10 episodes and debut on Netflix in August 2019 to mostly positive reviews.
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Wu Assassins Team Reunites to Seek Fistful of Vengeance in Netflix Movie

Wu Assassins Team Reunites to Seek Fistful of Vengeance in Netflix Movie
Kai Jin & Co. will seek a Fistful of Vengeance in a Netflix movie that will reunite several characters from the Wu Assassins supernatural-action drama.

In the 90-minute standalone story, which is set to film in Thailand, the Wu Assassin team reunites in Bangkok to avenge the death of one of their own, only to find that their new enemy is an ancient threat armed with otherworldly powers.

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‘The Boys’ Season 3 to Include Episode Focused on ‘Herogasm’ Comic Arc

‘The Boys’ Season 3 to Include Episode Focused on ‘Herogasm’ Comic Arc
The Boys” has featured all manner of outrageous scenes throughout its two-season run, but an episode in the show’s upcoming third season is set to one-up everything that has come before. Series showrunner Erik Kripke recently teased on Twitter that an episode in “The Boys” Season 3 will adapt the “Herogasm” comic book arc.

The show’s adaptation will be based on “The Boys: Herogasm,” a six-issue spinoff of the original comic that satirized traditional superhero team-ups (think: “The Avengers”). In the spinoff, various superheroes pretend to leave Earth to fight an alien threat but instead retreat to a an island resort to participate in a drug-fueled orgy. Meanwhile, Hugie and Butcher infiltrate the island while working against Vought.

Kripke teased that the “Herogasm” arc will be adapted in the sixth episode of Season 3 and will be written by Jessica Chou. The tease marks one of the first major announcements
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‘The Boys’ Season 3 Will Feature Long-Awaited ‘Herogasm’ Episode

‘The Boys’ Season 3 Will Feature Long-Awaited ‘Herogasm’ Episode
Amazon Prime Video’s “The Boys” will pay tribute to its source material in the raunchiest of ways for its upcoming third season: by adapting the infamous “Herogasm” arc from the comics that fans have been begging for since the superhero series premiered.

“From day one, everyone dared me to make this episode. Challenge Met Motherf—-Rs,” showrunner Eric Kripke tweeted Sunday. His post included a photo of the first page of the Season 3, Episode 6 script, written by Jessica Chou and titled “Herogasm.”

Ok, so for those of you who aren’t familiar with “The Boys” comics, written by Gareth Ennis and illustrated by Darick Robertson, you might not understand what the big “challenge” here is, so we’ll break it down for you.

“The Boys: Herogasm” is actually a six-issue spinoff series of “The Boys” comics, written by Ennis and illustrated by John McCrea. The arc was a takeoff
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Hedgebrook’s Screenwriters Lab Now Accepting Applications

Hedgebrook Screenwriters Lab

If you’re dreaming of writing for the big screen, take note: Hedgebrook’s third annual Screenwriters Lab is now accepting applications. Selected screenwriters will be in residence for ten days and participate in workshops and one-on-one sessions with mentors. “Wakefield” writer-director Robin Swicord is among this year’s advisors. The lab is set to take place this December.

Writers will come to the workshop with a draft of the screenplay they’ll be working on. Scripts on all topics and across all genres of narrative fiction — including but not limited to drama, comedy, and horror — are welcome. Note that TV scripts, shorts, and docs won’t be considered.

Located on Washington’s Whidbey Island, Hedgebrook’s “mission is to support visionary women writers whose stories and ideas shape our culture now and for generations to come,” the non-profit org’s site details. “For more than 25 years Hedgebrook has supported fully-funded residencies for writers representing diversity in citizenship status, nationality, current place of residence, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender expression, trans* identity, age, disability, professional experience, and economic resources.”

The deadline to apply for the lab is June 2, and the cost is $40. For more details and requirements, head over to Hedgebrook’s site

Check out a video testimonial from the lab’s 2016 participants below. “The themes that I’m writing about are so much larger than myself,” says screenwriter Jessica Chou.

https://medium.com/media/d855811312a9809c5464e1a59f96bbf9/href

Hedgebrook’s Screenwriters Lab Now Accepting Applications was originally published in Women and Hollywood on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.
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