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- Movie: The Grandmaster
- Chinese: 一代宗师 (Yut Doi Jung Si)
- Director: Wong Kar-Wai
- Writer: Wong Kar-Wai, Jingzhi Zou, Haofeng Xu
- Producer: Wong Kar-Wai
- Release Date: January 8, 2013 (China) / January 10, 2013 (Hong Kong)
- Runtime: 123 min.
- Language: Cantonese
- Country: Hong Kong
- "The Grand Master" will center around Wing Chun grand master Ip Man (Tony Leung Chiu Wai), who had several students who would later became martial arts teachers in their own right, including Bruce Lee.
- "The Grand Master" is set to become Wong Kar-Wai's first martial arts film.
- On November 21, 2009, Hye-kyo Song's management agency (이든나인엔테인먼트) confirmed that Hye-kyo Song has been cast in "The Grand Master". Hye-kyo Song is currently learning Cantonese and also the martial arts for her as of yet unnamed role in "The Grand Master". Wong Kar-Wai previously mentioned during the 2004 Pusan International Film Festival that he would like to work with Hye-kyo Song.
- Filming began November, 2009.
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