Perry Yung

The first two seasons of the drama, based on writings by Bruce Lee, ran on Cinemax.

Former Cinemax series Warrior is getting a new life at HBO Max.

The WarnerMedia-owned streaming service has picked up a third season of the action-drama, which is based on the writings of Bruce Lee and is set during the late 19th century Tong Wars in San Francisco’s Chinatown. The series was the last original show to air on Cinemax, with its second season wrapping in December 2020, and both seasons began streaming on HBO Max earlier this year.

Executive producer Shannon Lee, Bruce Lee’s daughter, announced the renewal Wednesday on Instagram. A date for season three hasn’t been set.

Warrior introduced viewers to a distinct world from the past, executed with dynamic action and relevant storytelling, with a brilliant cast led by Andrew Koji,” said Casey Bloys, chief content officer for HBO and HBO Max. “We can’t wait to see what Jonathan [Tropper], Justin [Lin] and Shannon will bring to the next chapter of this series on HBO Max.”

Said Lee, “Justin, Jonathan, and I were thrilled when Warrior was put on HBO platforms to be discovered by a whole new legion of fans. Now we are excited and grateful for the opportunity to do another season, and we applaud HBO Max for understanding the importance of telling this story and for continuing to support this level of representation in our industry. I just know that my father is grinning right now to see this show he dreamed of so long ago continuing to beat the odds. We have every intention of delivering the same high level of meaningful storytelling and Gung Fu action in season three!”

In addition to Koji, the show’s cast includes Kieran Bew, Celine Buckens, Olivia Cheng, Dianne Doan, Dean Jagger, Langley Kirkwood, Maria-Elena Laas, Hoon Lee, Christian McKay, Dustin Nguyen, Miranda Raison, Chen Tang, Joe Taslim, Jason Tobin, Joanna Vanderham, Tom Weston-Jones and Perry Yung.

Tropper (Cinemax’s Banshee) created the series and executive produces with Lin (the Fast and Furious franchise) and Lee. Season two exec producers also included Danielle Woodrow and Andrew Schneider for Lin’s Perfect Storm Entertainment, Brad Kane and Richard Sharkey.

Perry Yung Snakehead Santa Barbara Film Festival

Sister Tse (Shuya Chang) is brought to New York by a Snakehead, a human smuggler. Although she is indebted to the crime family responsible for her transport, her survival instincts help her gain favor with the matriarch, and she rises quickly in the ranks. Soon Tse must reconcile her success with her real reason for coming to America—to find the child that was taken from her. In the end, Sister Tse must draw on the strength she found in transforming her victimhood into power. The film also stars Sung Kang (Fast & Furious, Better Luck Tomorrow), Jade Wu (Netflix’s Luke Cage, For Life, Magnum P.I.), Celia Au (Wu Assassins), Jamie Choi (Rainbow Six: Siege, Gotham), and Perry Yung (HBO Max’s Warrior, John Wick: Chapter 2).

Who is Pernell Walker

Early life

Pernell Walker is an American Film, Television and Theatre Actress. She spent her childhood in the South Bronx. A hard time socially in junior highschool led to a yearning for a creative outlet and change of environment. She applied to performing arts high schools with the help of a librarian, Ms. Taylor from her Junior High School 120. Ms. Walker attended Talented Unlimited High School, where she learned and honed her craft as a young actor. Ms. Walker is a two time silver medalist 97-98 of the local branch of the NAACP ACT-SO competition in acting. After graduating Talented Unlimited, she attended City College of the City University of New York as a Theater major, earning a B. A. in Theater. Ms. Walker trained and attended Actors Studio Drama School, formerly the New School University for her M.F.A.


Ms.Walker has worked with some of the most prominent and prolific directors. 

She made her cinematic debut as Laura in Dee Ree’s award-winning, critically acclaimed Pariah (Criterion Selection 2021). Her scene in Ava Duvernay’s When They See Us became a popular meme prior to the Biden inauguration, as her character predicted Trump’s defeat in the 2020 election. Her television credits include great directors and memorable characters; Grace Campbell in City On The Hill, working with director Kevin Bacon, Thunder Thighs on The Deuce with director Michelle McClaren, and working with Steve Zaillian, The Night Of, Carl Franklin Leftovers, Tim Van Patten Boardwalk Empire Tina Fey Kimmy Schmidt.-

Walker made her off-broadway debut in Radha Blanks’ “SEED” originating the role of Rashawn, directed by Niegel Smith for the Classical Theater of Harlem/Hip-Hop Theater Festival 2010-2011. Later gaining recognition for her role as Munchies in Pulitzer prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgus’ Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven, directed by John Ortiz for the Atlantic Theater Company’s  2019-2020 season. She also appeared in Dolphins and Sharks by James Tyler, directed by Charlotte Brathwaite for the Labyrinth Theater Co in 2017.

Giuseppe Ardizzone

North America deal for Drunk Bus

EXCLUSIVE: FilmRise has picked up North American rights to SXSW 2020 selection Drunk Bus, starring Ozark‘s Charlie Tahan, Moonrise Kingdom actress Kara Hayward and newcomer Pineapple Tangaroa. In the indie comedy-drama, a directionless, young campus bus driver and a punk rock, Samoan security guard named Pineapple form an unlikely kinship as they navigate the unpredictable late shift shit show known as the “drunk bus.” The film will get a virtual theatrical release and on demand in late spring 2021.

Vasile Flutur Film ( Director)

.It will be shown at New Filmmakers NY on April 6, 2021 at 7:15 pm 
Last June, Piper produced a short Covid romantic film, Zoom with Me.  Written by Annie Montgomery (Lincoln Dress, Splitfoot) and directed by John P. McEneny and Vasile Flutur (Frankenstein, Moreau).  The film stars Annie, Vasile, and Maryleigh Montgomery with music by Danny and David Montgomery. 

We are proud to announce that it will screen at the Toronto Independent Film Festival of CiftParis International Shorts FestivalChicago Indie Film Fest, New Wave Short Film Festival, Milan Short Film Festival, and New Filmmakers NY and is a FINALIST at Roma Short Film FestivalSeoul International Short Film Festival, and Tokyo International Short Film Festival

The Box/Peter Stormare

Night Train Media (NTM) and Nice Drama entered production on new series The Box.

Produced for NENT Group’s Viaplay in the Nordics and Baltics, The Box follows a Kansas City police officer who becomes fixated on an investigation that turns into a supernatural nightmare. Created and written by Adi Hasak, the psychological crime drama stars Anna Friel in the lead role, alongside Alexander Karim and Peter Stormare.

Herbert L. Kloiber, CEO of Night Train Media, and Olivia Pahl serve as executive producers, as well as Fredrik Ljungberg and Adi Hasak. Co-producer NTM will oversee international distribution rights.

Kloiber commented, “We are thrilled that cameras are rolling on The Box. With a stellar international team and an intriguing genre-spanning narrative, it is a thoroughly unique proposition that we are very excited to bring to the screen only one year after the inception of our partnership with NENT Group.”

Peter Stormare

Vertical takes ‘The Obscure Life Of The Grand Duke Of Corsica’ for UK, US theatrical (exclusive)


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US-based distributor Vertical Entertainment has acquired US and UK rights to Daniel Graham’s The Obscure Life Of The Grand Duke Of Corsica, and is scheduling a theatrical release in both territories for later this year.

The deal was secured through the film’s executive producer Simon Williams, an investment director at finance partner Ingenious.

Sales agent AMP International has separately sold the film to Australia (Rialto Film), Benelux (FilmFreak), India (Pictureworks), Middle East (Front Row), Turkey (SiyahBeyaz) and Greece (Odeon).

Shot on location in Malta in 2019 (long before the Covid-19 pandemic), the film depicts a pandemic which hits the island causing residents to flee. An architect chooses to stay to finish his commission for the eponymous eccentric billionaire.

Timothy Spall plays the architect with Peter Stormare as the Grand Duke and Matt Hookings as St Francis of Assisi.

Hookings of Camelot Films and Chris Hardman of Hardman Pictures produced the film, with financing from Ingenious, LipSync Productions and the Malta Film Commission.

It is the second feature for director Graham after 2019 drama Opus Zero starring Willem Dafoe. Graham previously worked in UK distribution at companies including Artificial Eye and Axiom Films.