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Song Hye-kyo Joins “The Grand Master”

27 December 2009 9:18 AM, PST | Filmofilia | See recent Filmofilia news »

Korean actress Song Hye-gyo (Legendary Courtesan Hwang Jin Yi , Make Yourself at Home) is confirmed to take part in the upcoming Hong Kong film director Wong Kar-wai martial arts drama titled “The Grand Master

Hye-gyo is learning Cantonese and martial arts in preparation for her supporting role in the movie.

Wong Kar-wai, internationally renowned for visually unique and stylish films (Chungking Express, Happy Together) first revealed his hopes to work with Song during the 2004 Pusan International Film Festival.

The story centers around martial-arts master Wing Chun master Yip Man (played by Tony Leung Chiu Wai) who is best known internationally for being Bruce Lee’s martial arts instructor. Ziyi Zhang, Chen Chang and veteran Zhao Benshan also star.

For his role as Yip Man, Leung has been training extensively with Yuen Woo-ping’s stunt team and Yip Man’s son, Yip Chun. Their preparation hit a setback earlier in the »

- Allan Ford

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Song Hye-kyo Joins Wong Kar Wai's "Master"

23 December 2009 5:42 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Korean actress Song Hye-kyo has joined Wong Kar Wai's next project "The Grand Master" reports Kung Fu Cinema.

The story centers around martial-arts master Wing Chun master Yip Man (played by Tony Leung Chiu Wai) who is best known internationally for being Bruce Lee’s martial arts instructor. Ziyi Zhang, Chen Chang and veteran Zhao Benshan also star.

The actress has been studying Cantonese and martial arts for the film. »

- Garth Franklin

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Song Hye-kyo Joins Wong Kar Wai's "Master"

23 December 2009 5:42 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Korean actress Song Hye-kyo has joined Wong Kar Wai's next project "The Grand Master" reports Kung Fu Cinema.

The story centers around martial-arts master Wing Chun master Yip Man (played by Tony Leung Chiu Wai) who is best known internationally for being Bruce Lee’s martial arts instructor. Ziyi Zhang, Chen Chang and veteran Zhao Benshan also star.

The actress has been studying Cantonese and martial arts for the film. »

- Garth Franklin

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Song Hye-kyo Joins The Grand Master

21 December 2009 9:02 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

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. »

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Tracking Shot December 2009: It's Kind of a Funny Story, The Grand Master, Super

12 December 2009 6:25 PM, PST | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

At the beginning of every month, Ioncinema.com's "Tracking Shot" features a handful of projects that we feel are worth signaling out and that are moments away from lensing. We can expect a surge in film productions starts in January, but the month of December is short on film productions, yet we still have a trio of titles that are worth following. - At the beginning of every month, Ioncinema.com's "Tracking Shot" features a handful of projects that we feel are worth signaling out and that are moments away from lensing. We can expect a surge in film productions starts in January, but the month of December is short on film productions, yet we still have a trio of titles that are worth following. The B&W picture above is one of a young Bruce Lee and his martial arts professor Yip Man (not to be confused with »

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Wong Kar Wai Takes on A 'Master' Legend in December

12 December 2009 6:25 PM, PST | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

In the Mood for Love's Wong Kar Wai is indeed close to a production start with his next oeuvre, the Bruce Lee project which either goes by the title The Grand Master or The Great Master. I'm going with Grand. The news that a December to April shoot.... - At the exact moment where I'm looking forwards and backwards, compiling my top 100 Most Anticipated Films list to see in 2010 and my top 100 films of the decade lists, comes word that In the Mood for Love's Wong Kar Wai is indeed close to a production start with his next oeuvre, the Bruce Lee project which either goes by the title The Grand Master or The Great Master. I'm going with Grand. The news that a December to April shoot is expected comes via Twitchfilm, which means that if everything goes My Blueberry Nights like »

- Ioncinema.com Staff

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Birthday Suit: Dolph 'the biggest one' Lundgren

3 November 2009 7:06 PM, PST | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Thought I'd goof around with a little b-day series. In case it's yours! Could be shortlived. Or maybe it'll go on forever. You never know.

Hal Hartley , Paprika Steen and Charles Bronson

Today's Birthdays, November 3rd ...some of them at any rate. For those who are prone to celebrating the lives of the filmic and famous. And if you aren't, you're not having enough fun.

1921 Charles Bronson had a Death Wish, five of them actually, and he had them before "franchise" was a daily spoken word in movie discussions.1930 Lois Smith, sweet character actress, is now 79 years old. I once saw her in a train station. It's true. Weren't you shocked when she died on the first season of True Blood? I sure was.

1931 Monica Vitti, breathtaking Italian goddess

1953 Kate Capshaw aka Mrs. Spielberg. Did she sing or was she dubbed for that awesome "Anything Goes" opening number in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom »

- NATHANIEL R

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Broken Sword With Broken Arm

15 July 2009 7:00 PM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

"Broken Sword" has broken his arm! It's practically all I've been thinking about today. Perhaps I should explain for those who haven't yet heard...

Tony Leung Chiu-Wai was so injured while training for Wong Kar Wai's next picture, a biopic about Bruce Lee's mentor called The Grand Master (not to be confused with Ip Man starring Donnie Yen which is on the same topic). Apparently his arm must rest for over a month (the September start date is looking shaky). My poor Tony. That arm is a cinematic treasure: it draped languorously over his head while he smoked in bed, it tenderly held stuffed animals and Faye Wong's legs, it smoked endless cigarettes and carried so many noodles, it held Tang Wei down while another appendage had its way with her, it embraced the goddess Maggie Cheung so many times. No real harm should ever come to it. »

- NATHANIEL R

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