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Jakarta Post

Andrew Koji finds his way in ‘Warrior’

  • Josa Lukman


Jakarta   /   Sat, October 17 2020   /  01:00 am
Bring it on: Actor Andrew Koji stars in Cinemax’s 'Warrior'. Martial arts legend Bruce Lee first envisioned 'Warrior' in 1971 as a concept for a series about a martial artist in the Wild West.(Courtesy of Cinemax/-)

For many aspiring actors trying to make it big, there comes a time when self-doubt kicks in, wondering whether the next audition will be the ticket to the world of premieres and galas, or just another day waiting for the call that never comes. Japanese-English actor Andrew Koji certainly knows this well, having nearly quit acting altogether before he was cast as the lead in Cinemax action-drama series, Warrior. Even better, the network has just renewed the 10-episode series, which saw its Season 2 premiere on Oct. 2. In a virtual press conference attended by The Jakarta Post, Koji touched upon the conundrum East Asian actors face during casting calls, as they are frequently cast in martial arts roles. “I think it’s getting better now for sure, with many different projects. For now, I’m just going with the flow, and I guess Warrior did renew ...