Ron Yuan just joined the cast of Roland Emmerich's Independence Day sequel "IDR"- playing Yong - the main weapon's Engineer. Yuan also just finished filming "The Accountant" with Ben Affleck and Anna Kendricks playing a reluctant Silat Master directed by Gavin OConnor (Warrior) . Yuan recently played mysterious blacklister Quon Zhang on NBC's hit show "The Blacklist" Yuan also enjoyied a memorable character arc on Kurt Sutter/ FX's Final season of "Sons of Anarchy". Yuan plays the intense cold blooded enforcer Ryu Tom. Yuan will also be seen in Martin Scorsese's "Revenge of the Green Dragons" directed by Andrew Lau (Infernal Affairs) and Andrew Loo, as the feared leader of the notorious BTK. Yuan just had memorable cameos on the new season of "Justified" and "Castle". Ron Yuan played hard-nosed Lt. Peter Kang in the short lived CBS series "Golden Boy"from Nicholas Wootton and Greg Berlanti.
Yuan designed the fight sequences as well as going behind camera as Action Director for Steve Chasman/ Jason Statham's "Wild Card" scripted by William Goldman and directed by Simon West. Yuan just finished designing and directing the action on the popular Taiwanese/ Chinese/ International action franchise "PiZi Ying Xiong 2"(Black&White 2) shot all in Taiwan.
In the past, Yuan was cast in a leading role on HBO pilot "All Signs of Death" opposite Ben Whishaw, directed by Alan Ball (True Blood). Yuan recently had character arcs on FOX's "Touch" opposite Keifer Sutherland created by Tim Kring (Heroes), NBC's "Awake" opposite Jason Issacs and FOX pilot "Exit Strategy" with Ethan Hawke directed by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day).
Yuan also had memorable turns on hit series and films (Prison Break, CSI:NY, 24, Burn Notice, NCIS:LA, Pushing Daisies, Entourage, Art of War, Fast and Furious, Cradle 2 the Grave, Blood and Bone, Red Dawn) as well as being the voice behind major gaming campaigns (Call of Duty-Black Ops 2, Halo, Star War's Old Republic, Resident Evil, World of Warcraft, Medal of Honor, Army of Two, Guild Wars 2, Deus Ex, Drake's Uncharted, and many more).
Yuan's MiniFlix Films with Sony Television (SPE) co-produced three edgy graphic novel stylized films(Three Bullets, Tea and Remembrance, Lollipops) in which Yuan wrote, produced and directed. Yuan's award winning work in short film and features has premiered in over 30 festivals worldwide (including Toronto, Sundance, Tribeca, Greece, Egypt, Beijing, Macao, Newport, Texas, Seattle, Kansas City, Los Angeles and Comic Con).
In development are Yuan's "Wind and Water" "Unspoken" "Cold" and twisted post-apocalyptic martial arts western "Forgotten 8" in which the latter pairs Alex Tse(Watchmen) as producer.
Name: Ron Yuan
Lives in: Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles County, California
Company: MiniFlix Films
Occupation: Actor, Director and Producer
Unique traits: Yuan is an accomplished Action Director and Music Video Director as well as a sought after Character Actor and VoiceOver Artist