The Expendables 4 Updates: The upcoming American action film, the Expendables in its fourth season has added a new action star to its lineup as martial artist, Iko Uwais is here. The star, Uwais stars in the Netflix original series titled Wu Assassins, The Night Comes for Us, The Raid.
As reported by Deadline, Uwais will be playing a former military officer who amassed a significant amount of power in the illegal arms trade.
In the recent growing list of stars who will join Expendables 4, there are Megan Fox, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Jacob Scipio, and Andy Garcia together with Uwais? All of them will appear alongside existing stars such as Jason Statham, Sylvester Stallone, Dolph Lundgren, and Randy Couture.
This film was written by Spenser Cohen, Max Adams, and John Joseph Connolly, and directed by one-time stuntman Scott Waugh. The film is being shot now and is slated for release sometime in the year 2022.
Actor, Uwais is seemingly set to play a former military officer turned arms dealer with his own exclusive army in the fourth season of Expendables. The Charter is known to take personification of the action film over the top, and it seems that this segment won’t be an exception.
Some details have been revealed about the plot and lots of eminent guest stars have joined the film in unannounced roles. A few reports described Uwais as the main villain.
The Expendables 4 Villain
The actor, Iko Uwais was born in Jakarta, Indonesia, where he studied the discipline of martial arts silat when he also met the director Gareth Evans. He appeared in Evans’ Merantau, then The Raid – aka The Raid: Redemption – both of which were heralded as major revivals for the martial arts genre. Uwais then appeared in the second season of The Raid 2 followed by an appearance in Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Razoo Qin-Fee, one of the gang members who crashed Han Solo (Harrison Ford) on the Millennium Falcon.
Uwais continued to appear in titles such as Headshot, Triple Threat, and Mile 22 in quick succession. In 2018, Netflix cast Uwais as the lead, Kai Jin, in Wu Assassins. He is on course to reprise that role in the upcoming sequel Wu Assassins: Fistful of Vengeance.
Uwais is currently seen in the GI Joe spinoff, Snake Eyes, where he played the character of Hard Master and the film was released in July 2021, leaving only two projects unpublished on the IMDb page of Uwais.
The film, Wu Assassins: Fistful of Vengeance is currently in its post-production while the action film Expendables 4 is shooting now. Neither has a confirmed release date yet.