Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Hulu Drops First Trailer for 10-episode ‘Wu-Tang’ Scripted Series ‘An American Saga’ [WATCH]

*Hulu released on Tuesday the official trailer for their upcoming Wu-Tang Clan biopic, “Wu-Tang: An American Saga.”

Guided by the musical vision of a young RZA, who partnered with “Watchmen” and “Superfly” screenwriter Alex Tse to write and produce the series inspired by the rapper’s books, “The Wu-Tang Manual” and “Tao Of Wu.”

RZA and Method Man serve as co-produces on the project, which premieres Sept. 4.

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The 10-episode series follows how the hip-hop group came together on Staten Island during the Nineties. Dave East and Joey Badass are set to play Method Man and Inspectah Deck, respectively. Ashton Sanders plays RZA, while Siddiq Saunderson is Ghostface Killah, Complex reports. 

“I’m delighted to be partnering with Hulu and Imagine to explore the vast story of the Wuniverse,” RZA previously said in a statement. “Wu-Tang through our music has always strove to inspire as we entertain. This opportunity to continue the Wu-Saga in a 10-episode series will exponentially increase our inspirational style of entertainment. In the immortal words of ODB, ‘Wu-Tang is for the Children.’”

“Imagine, Hulu and Wu-Tang – I’m thrilled with this collaboration. This is a major win for hip-hop,” Method Man said in the release.

“Ayo u know what it is, Wu-Tang is forever.” Ghostface Killah added. “We’re stepping into new chambers with Hulu and bringing our fans with us.”

The show is the second project this year to examine Wu Tang’s legacy following the docuseries “Of Mics and Men.”

Scroll up and watch the trailer via the YouTube embed above.

 

Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is a screenwriter and freelance reporter from Chicago -- currently living in Los Angeles and covering A-list entertainment for various outlets, including Emmys.com. She has worked for: Miramax, MTV & VH1, The Jim Henson Company, Hallmark Channel, Paramount Pictures, and for iconic indie film producer Roger Corman.

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