The Toronto International Film Festival is currently in full swing, and one of the films making its world premiere next week is director George Nolfi's Birth of the Dragon, which centers on martial arts legend Bruce Lee. The film will have its premiere on September 13, but while we wait for this first ever screening, the first poster has surfaced, featuring Philip Ng as Bruce Lee. While there have been Bruce Lee biopics in the past, this film focuses on a little-known fight that helped him become a world-renowned legend.

Set against the backdrop of San Francisco's Chinatown, this cross-cultural film chronicles {Bruce Lee's emergence as a martial-arts superstar after his legendary secret showdown with fellow martial artist Wong Jack Man, a Shaolin master who had been sent from China to stop Bruce Lee. The film is based on the real-life no holds barred fight took place 1965, a time when San Francisco's Chinatown district was controlled by the Chinese Triad gangs. The script will begin with this martial arts battle, then follow both men as they team up to take on a horde of gangsters. The poster debuted on Deadline ahead of the Toronto world premiere.

Christopher Wilkinson and Stephen J. Rivele wrote the script, continuing their tradition as biopic specialists. They have previously written the scripts for Nixon, Ali, Copying Beethoven, Pawn Sacrifice and this year's Miles Ahead. They are also writing the upcoming remake of A Star Is Born, which Bradley Cooper will direct and star in alongside Lady Gaga, and an upcoming Freddie Mercury Biopic.

Bill Block is producing for QED International, alongside Groundswell's Michael London and writers Christopher Wilkinson and Stephen J. Rivele. George Nolfi directs, marking the follow-up to his 2011 directorial debut, The Adjustment Bureau, starring Matt Damon and Emily Blunt. George Nolfi has also written screenplays for The Bourne Ultimatum, Ocean's Twelve, Timeline, The Sentinel and the upcoming Spectral.

The supporting cast includes Billy Magnussen, Terry Chen, Ron Yuan, Vanessa Ross, Darren E. Scott, Darryl Quon and Yu Xia as Wong Jack Man. Birth of the Dragon doesn't have a distributor yet, but that could change after Birth of the Dragon has its world premiere in Toronto. Take a look at the first poster for Birth of the Dragon below.

<strong><em>Birth of the Dragon</em></strong> Poster