Syfy has set the full cast for it’s upcoming pilot of Deadly Class.
Deadly Class, is based off a graphic novel of the same name written by Rick Remender and Wes Craig. Joe and Anthony Russo, of Marvel’s The Avengers are set to be Executive Producers.
DEADLY CLASS follows a disillusioned teen recruited into a storied high school for assassins. Maintaining his moral code while surviving a ruthless curriculum, vicious social cliques, and his own adolescent uncertainties may prove fatal. Set against the backdrop of late 80s counter culture, DEADLY CLASS is a coming of age journey unlike anything you’ve ever seen.
Benedict Wong is set for the role of “Master Lin,” the headmaster of the School for the Deadly Arts. Deadly and feared. He’s an ever-changing chameleon who keeps his students desperate for his approval. British actor Wong is best known for his roles in “Dr. Strange,” “The Martian,” and recently starred in “Marco Polo.” Recent television credits include “Black Mirror: Hated In The Nation,” “Electric Dreams” and “Blade Runner: Nexus Dawn.” Next year Wong will star in “Avengers: Infinity War” and Alex Garland’s “Annihilation.” Wong is repped by himself and Attorney Robert Wallerstein.
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