The series is a genre-bending martial arts show inspired by the classic Chinese tale “Journey to the West.” In a land controlled by feudal barons, a warrior and a young boy embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment.
“Into the Badlands” stars Daniel Wu, who also serves as an executive producer. Wu is a Hong Kong-based Chinese-American actor, director and producer who has been featured in more than 60 films.
Series regulars also include Emily Beecham (“28 Weeks Later,” “The Village”), Sarah Bolger (“The Tudors,” “In America”) and Oliver Stark (“The Adventurer: The Curse of the Midas Box,” “My Hero”).
David Dobkin (“The Judge,” “Wedding Crashers,” “Shanghai Knights”) will be the series director.
The project was created by writers/showrunners Al Gough and Miles Millar (“Shanghai Noon,” “Smallville”). They