UPDATE: The Trailer is here! MARCO POLO Season 2 premieres July 1st.
International martial arts star MICHELLE YEOH (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) have signed on to join the cast of Netflix’s action adventure series MARCO POLO season 2!
The series follows the famous 13th Century explorer, Marco Polo (played by Lorenzo Richelmy) as he battles greed, betrayal and rivalries in Kublai Khan’s court.
Yeoh is set to play a “mysterious figure from Hundred Eyes’ (Tom Wu) past.”
Creator JOHN FUSCO stated: “Michelle Yeoh is not only a screen legend and one of the greatest international action stars of all time, she’s one of the best actors of her generation. So we are thrilled to have her join one of the most diverse ensembles in television and bring her unique talents to Marco Polo. Her role in the second season is one that’s going to add even more intrigue, mystery, and Asian martial arts to our rich story world.”
‘Marco Polo’ also stars Benedict Wong (Kublai Khan), Joan Chen (Empress Chabi), Zhu Zhu (Kokachin), Olivia Cheng (Mei Lin), Claudia Kim (Khutulun), Rick Yune (Kaidu), Remy Hii (Prince Jingim), Mahesh Jadu (Ahmad) and Uli Latukefu (Byamba).