WARRIOR, Bruce Lee’s posthumous epic tale of the San Francisco Tong wars, debuts season two on Friday.
Joe Taslim, who plays Li Yong, stopped through PRITTY Left Hook Live for an interview with Rhett Butler.
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@rhettebutler chops it up with @joe_taslim who plays Li Yong in WARRIOR. From his amazing character, the racial undertones of the series, to his career as a Judo 🥋 player, nothing is off the table in this interview. But the question is, will we ever see Joe in the Octagon? Check out his answer! 🔥 @hbopr #WarriorMax
Taslim, is an Indonesian actor and martial artist. He was a member of the Indonesia judo national team from 1997 to 2009.
He is best known for his breakthrough role as “Jaka” in the 2011 film The Raid and as “Jah” in Fast & Furious 6 marking his American cinematic debut.
As a tong lieutenant and gung fu master, Li Yong is also the lover to Mai Ling, the brah woman who leads the tong.
Check out the amazing conversation before the premiere of WARRIOR on Friday, October 2nd.