Dave Bautista & Michelle Yeoh in Full 'Master Z: Ip Man Legacy' Trailer
by Alex Billington
March 6, 2019
"I thought I could put martial arts behind me. But deep down… I know I never could do that." Well Go USA has released an official trailer for a badass martial arts movie titled Master Z: Ip Man Legacy, another new story set in the (seemingly never-ending) Ip Man universe. This time, while keeping a low profile after his defeat from Ip Man, Cheung Tin Chi gets into trouble after getting into a fight with a powerful foreigner (Mr. Bautista, it seems). Max Zhang (aka Jin Zhang) stars as Cheung, with an awesome supporting cast including Dave Bautista, Michelle Yeoh, Tony Jaa, Chrissie Chau, Kevin Cheng, and Yan Liu. Best of all, this is directed by the martial arts master Yuen Woo-Ping, who has been directing films for years bringing us some of the finest martial arts action ever seen on screen. Of course this looks totally badass, and much better than that other recent Bruce Lee film Birth of the Dragon. You're going to want to see this.
Here's the official US trailer (+ posters) for Yuen Woo-Ping's Master Z: Ip Man Legacy, from YouTube:
And here's an international trailer for Yuen Woo-Ping's Master Z: Ip Man Legacy, also from YouTube:
Legendary action director Yuen Woo-Ping draws on a stellar cast to create a hard-hitting martial arts blast worthy of its place in the celebrated Ip Man universe. Following his defeat by Master Ip, Cheung Tin Chi (Max Zhang), tries to make a life with his young son in Hong Kong, waiting tables at a bar that caters to expats. But it’s not long before the mix of foreigners, money, and triad leaders draw him once again to the fight. Master Z: Ip Man Legacy is directed by legendary Chinese martial arts choreographer / stuntman / actor / filmmaker Yuen Woo-Ping, who has directed films like Snake in the Eagle's Shadow, Drunken Master, Tiger Cage, Iron Monkey, True Legend, and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny most recently. The screenplay is written by Tai-Li Chan and Edmond Wong. This initially premiered at the Busan Film Festival last year, and already opened in China last December. Well Go USA will release Master Z: Ip Man Legacy in select US theaters starting April 12th, 2019 this spring. Who's excited to watch this?
shiboleth on Mar 6, 2019
Poster is white washing Bautista.
DAVIDPD on Mar 6, 2019
I dunno if it's just him on the poster, it looks like everyone is a few shades lighter on it. Although, everyone's skin tone looked drastically different depending on the lighting throughout the trailer. Some even matched the poster. Personally I think the just muted all of the colors to make the title/Chinese characters and release date stand out more. Not dismissing your claim. Just adding in my observations.
Akirakorn on Mar 6, 2019
Could totally be possible. But making actors looks "Whiter" is something Asian media does all the time. Dave is Pinoy/Greek, and I think they wanted a 'Big, White guy' for that role.
DAVIDPD on Mar 7, 2019
This is exactly what I need to see.
Mark on Mar 6, 2019
Hm...! Bautista looks bad-ass, as does the title character Max... looking forward to it! The Ip Man franchise looks good since the beginning.
Joe Kundlak on Mar 7, 2019
The Ip-Man trilogy have been a wonderful series of martial arts films. That fight in the dojo with the 10 Japanese fighters is legendary and up there with Tony Jaa's scene after he gets stabbed in Warrior King. I'll be looking out for this.
Payne by name on Mar 7, 2019
With that shuddering slo-mo shot of Tony Jaa's fist...that's all I need. I'm in. So RAD!
THE_RAW_ on Mar 7, 2019
one of my all-time favourite actresses, Tony Jaa, and proper martial arts action from a good genre director, plus big Dave. so very sold!
son_et_lumiere on Mar 7, 2019
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