Legendary Hong Kong director Kar Wai Wong takes us inside the legendary Ip Man's life in this trailer for The Grandmaster. Tony Leung Chiu Wai stars as the Chinese martial arts guru, who went on to become Bruce Lee's teacher. Set during China's Republican era, this drama shows us the early life of this iconic figure, who has previously been portrayed by Donnie Yen in Ip Man and Ip Man 2. Check out the rain-soaked action in this first look at the upcoming action-drama, in theaters August 23.
Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Kar Wai Wong, The Grandmaster is an epic action feature inspired by the life and times of the legendary kung fu master, Ip Man. The story spans the tumultuous Republican era that followed the fall of China's last dynasty, a time of chaos, division and war that was also the golden age of Chinese martial arts. Filmed in a range of stunning locations that include the snow-swept landscapes of Northeast China and the subtropical South, The Grandmaster features virtuoso performances by some of the greatest stars of contemporary Asian cinema, including Tony Leung Chiu Wai and Ziyi Zhang.