Tran Danny Wu is the main tritagonist, necklace-wearer, Bill Johnson's captain's assistant and Jeet Kune Do champion of Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid. He is 23 years old and played by Karl Yune who is the younger brother of Rick Yune who left after Rick was sick in bed.


  • Name: Tran Danny Wu
  • Age: 23
  • Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
  • Hometown: Malibu, California, USA
  • Height: 6'"1"
  • Weight: 109 lbs.
  • Alignment: Good
  • Birthday: July 24th
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Blood Type: O
  • Hair: Brownish Black
  • Eyes: Dark Brown
  • Good Friend: Bill Johnson
  • Best-Friend: Cole Burris and Sam Rogers
  • Romances: Jamie Wang (girlfriend ever since he was 6)
  • Fears: He is brave and fearless
  • Favorite Color: Red and Blue
  • Favorite Food: Chinese Dumplings
  • Favorite Movie: The Jungle Book
  • Favorite TV Show: Programs on Animal Planet
  • Favorite Jungle Book Character: Mowgli
  • Favorite Book: Animal Magazines
  • Favorite Magazine: Animal Magazines
  • Favorite Animal: Giraffes and Elephants
  • Favorite Thing to Wear: His Chinese double-fishtail scab necklace (He won it when he was 8 years old in the Jeet Kune Do match from his aunt and still wears it for keeps)
  • Likes: His necklace, his family including his little sister Val, Jeet Kune Do
  • Dislikes: When he accidentally cracked the raw egg in his hair back when he wa 9, When the bullies made fun of his hair which was covered in egg-yolk back when he was 9, Failing, Byron's Indonesian Quotes


  • Parents: Wendy Ho (mother, died from illness when Tran was 10), Thom Wu (father)
  • Siblings: Aaron Rick Karlos Wu (older brother, almost 4 years older), Marcus Oliver "Mark" Wu (twin brother, 4 minutes younger), Valerie Alexandra Noelle "Val" Wu (younger sister, almost 8 years younger)
  • Other Family: Aunts (Marissa Ho, Olivia Wu, Jenny Wu and Casey Kang-Wu), Uncles, Julie Wu (younger paternal cousin), Other Cousins, Paternal Grandparents (Both live in a boat-house in Borneo), Maternal Grandparents (Both died of illness when Tran was in his early 20s)
  • Pets: Mushu (dog), Mi-Mi (cat), Ping (rabbit), Ming-Ming (guinea pig), Lea (ball python, died by a bike accident), Lee-Wun (turtle), Nin (goldfish), Lexi (parakeet)

Appearance LooksEdit

Tran is Chinese-American and has dark brown eyes, freckle on the top of his right cheek and neck-length brownish black hair. He wears his necklace which hangs over a Chinese double-fishtail-shaped scab he won from his aunt in the Jeet Kune Do match when he was 8. He also wears a dark blue tank top, greyish aqua-blue pants, Chinese tattoos he got on 17th birthday on his both shoulders, black shoes and sometimes a white-yellow buttoned short-sleeved shirt.

His NecklaceEdit

Tran's necklace has a Chinese double-fishtail-shaped scab on it. He was 8 years old when his aunt Marissa earned him it winning the Jeet Kune Do match and he still wears it for keeps.

Early Years Prior to Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood OrchidEdit

Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood OrchidEdit


Casting Tran WuEdit

Behind the ScenesEdit


  • Tran's younger sister Val later appeared in Ice Sharks. She could've been in Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid like her brother but she didn't.
  • By the time Tran was 8, he received a Chinese double-fishtail-shaped scab necklace he won from his aunt Marissa in the Jeet Kune Do match after beating up school bullies (Jack Byron and his bully friends Macy Rutherford, David "Shredder" Bana, Sam "Schrader" Hader, Sara Perry and Chip Winslow) a week after his 8th birthday. He still wears it for keeps.
  • When Tran was 9, he stayed home alone capable enough the first time, stayed up until 11:00pm on school nights, days off from school and weekends the first time too and also to his neck-length grew out his hair. He also accidentally put raw egg in his hair which made Jack Byron and his friends laugh at, bully and tease him about so he had to talk to Principal John Livingston right away.
  • Tran's mom Wendy died when he was 10 years old so he and his family and best-friend Cole attended her funeral. He had also auditioned for the lead protagonist Mowgli the man-cub in the 5th grade school play The Jungle Book due to his hair because Mowgli is his favorite Jungle Book character of all time while his best-friend Cole played Baloo the bear who saved Mowgli's life from a giant reticulated python Kaa who was played by Tran's girlfriend Jamie.
  • Older Brother of Valerie Wu.
  • Twin brother of Mark Wu.
  • Younger brother of Aaron Wu.
  • Tran's favorite movie is The Jungle Book and his favorite TV show is programs on Animal Planet.
  • He is brave, fearless and not afraid of anything unlike Cole who is a scaredy-cat.
  • Tran's necklace has a double-fishtail-shaped scab on it. He was 8 years old when he had worn it the first time after winning the Jeet Kune Do match and still wears it for keeps.