Worth Watching: First Trailer for Wong Kar Wai's 'The Grandmasters'
In Martial Arts there is no right or wrong, only the last man standing. Oh yes, Wong Kar Wai making a martial arts film? Bring it on. The Playlist has found the first official teaser trailer for Wong Kar Wai's The Grandmasters, his upcoming martial arts project about Ip Man, the legendary martial arts grand master who trained Bruce Lee, played in this film by Tony Leung Chiu Wai. Not that we haven't seen similar to this before, it's just beautiful fight choreography. Even at barely over a minute it's exhilarating to watch, I can't wait to see more. The cast also includes Zhang Ziyi somewhere in there. Martial arts fans need to catch this!
Watch the first teaser trailer for Wong Kar Wai's The Grandmasters from YouTube:
The story of martial arts grand master Ip Man (Tony Leung Chiu Wai), the man who trained Bruce Lee.
The Grandmasters is directed by highly acclaimed Chinese filmmaker Wong Kar Wai, of films including Chungking Express, Ashes of Time, Happy Together, In the Mood for Love, 2046 and My Blueberry Nights previously. The screenplay was co-written by Wong Kar Wai, Haofeng Xu and Zou Jingzhi, from a story by Wong Kar Wai. This isn't set for release in China until 2012 and although Annapurna Pictures has US rights, we don't expect to see it here until 2012 either. We'll keep an eye out, but also go to: Wong Kar Wai News.