Singaporean actor Chin Han has joined the cast of Marco Polo, which is currently shooting in Malaysia for Netflix and The Weinstein Company (TWC).

He will play Jia Sidao, the villain of the series, which stars Italian actor Lorenzo Richelmy stars as Marco Polo.

Created by John Fusco, the 10-episode drama focuses on the explorer’s journey to the centre of a brutal war in 13th century China. It is currently shooting at the Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios.

Chin Han recently starred in the Australian Broadcasting and HBO Asia series Serangoon Road and was also seen in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. He is managed by Echelon Talent Management and The Van Johnson Company.