Korean actress Song Hye-kyo has joined Wong Kar Wai's The Grand Master, according to Variety.

The film centers around martial-arts master Ip Man, who trained Bruce Lee.

Tony Leung Chiu Wai will portray Ip Man, while Wong regulars Ziyi Zhang, Chen Chang and veteran Zhao Benshan also star.

The actress is learning Cantonese and martial arts in preparation for her supporting role in the movie.

Production is currently underway.