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Seemingly keen on building an acting resume, Mike Tyson has joined the cast of "Ip Man 3," the 3rd film in a franchise that's loosely based on the life of legendary Chinese martial artist Yip Man, a grandmaster of the martial art Wing Chun and Bruce Lee’s personal teacher. "For the third installment in the 'Ip Man' series, we want to have an explosive fight, and Mike Tyson versus Donnie Yen fits the bill," Pegasus Motion Pictures chairman and "Ip Man 3" producer Raymond Wong said to The Hollywood Reporter. Principal photography for the film begun this week in Shanghai, China, with Tyson set to play what is said to be a major role in the »
- Tambay A. Obenson
Production began on Ip Man 3 today. All the familiar players are in place. Raymond Wong will produce. Wilson Yip will direct. Donnie Yen will reprise his role as Yip Man. Then just to mix things up a bit, former heavy-weight champion Mike Tyson will join the production. "Two years ago Mike Tyson opened up a Weibo (the Chinese micro-blogging site) account and the first question he asked was, 'who is the best fighter in China?'" Pegasus chairman and Ip Man 3 producer Raymond Wong told THR. "Someone answered him 'Donnie Yen,' and that gave me an idea. For the third installment in the Ip Man series, we want to have an explosive fight, and Mike Tyson versus Donnie Yen fits the bill."If you saw Ip...
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2 items from 2015
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