Michelle Yeoh’s new series on Netflix Sun of brothers It received its first trailer.
The new series from Brad Falchuk and Byron Wu, which is scheduled to hit Netflix on January 4, is described as a dark, action-packed family comedy.
Starring Michelle Yeoh and Justin Chen as mother and son, the eight-part series follows notorious assassin and gangster Charles “Cherlig” Sun (Shen) traveling from Taipei to Los Angeles after the assassination of his father, a Taiwanese triad boss.
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In Los Angeles, Charles must protect his mother, Elaine (Yeoh), and his younger brother, Bruce (Better Call Saul(Sam Sung Lee) as a Taipei criminal underworld who struggles to gain dominance in the absence of their father. Having lived a sheltered life in Los Angeles, Charles’ little brother, Bruce, is unaware of his family background until Charles appears to throw him into a world he was not prepared for.
Forced to heal wounds inflicted by their time apart, the siblings and mother must come together before their family’s enemies destroy them.
As we can see in the trailer, several fight scenes and hilarious antics ensue, and in one notable moment, the brothers walk in on what appears to be their mother dismembering a corpse.
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Joining Yeoh, Chien and Li in the series, which will feature an all-Asian cast and an all-Asian writers room, is… Your dateJohn Lee W this is us Star: Heidi Cowan.
Fans were previously treated to some short clips from the new series when Netflix released a trailer for its annual Geeked Week event.
The trailer showed clips from the upcoming Netflix series, and gave fans a sneak peek at Yeoh in Sun of brothers. In the clip, Yeoh can be seen carrying a package into the hallway and then lighting a stick of incense in the temple.
Sun of brothers Premieres on Netflix on January 4.
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