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Wong Kar-Wai's 'The Grandmasters' Eyeing Completion In The Last Quarter Of 2011

  • By Simon Dang
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  • March 20, 2011 1:52 AM
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Financing On Jan de Bont's 'Mulan' Starring Zhang Ziyi Falls ApartProduction on any Wong Kar-Wai film is never simple but his latest effort looks to be taking the cake with the Ip Man biopic "The Grandmasters" reportedly facing even more delays on its already extended production.

Heiress Megan Ellison Does It Again, Set To Acquire Rights To Wong Kar-Wai's 'The Grandmasters'

  • By Simon Dang
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  • February 15, 2011 2:10 AM
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A mere week ago, the name Megan Ellison wouldn't have even raised an eyebrow among the film community. Now she's pretty much the toast of the town -- at least ours anyway.

New Images From Wong Kar-Wai's 'The Grandmasters'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • February 11, 2011 2:31 AM
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Our love for Wong Kar-Wai knows almost no bounds, even if the director's been slightly off his game in the last few years ("2046" has some defenders on staff, "My Blueberry Nights" not so much), so there's no question that his new film, the long-awaited "The Grandmasters," is one of our most anticipated of the year.

The Playlist's 100 Most Anticipated Films Of 2011 - Part 3

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 4, 2011 9:59 AM
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OK, we lied, three installments only, not four. Here's the third and final installment of our Most Anticipated Films Of 2011. In case you missed it, here's part one and part two, and if you don't see the film you're looking for here, then they've probably already been covered over there. Not much else to add, except to say go ahead and dive in.

Watch: Teaser For Wong Kar-Wai's 'The Grandmasters' Features Furious Battles Between Letters & Words

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 30, 2010 9:34 AM
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Needless to say, a new martial arts (!) film by Wong Kar-Wai is something to be excited about, but it seems like we've been waiting forever for his latest effort, "The Grandmasters."

First Official Look: Tony Leung Chiu-wai & Zhang Ziyi In Wong Kar-wai's 'The Grand Masters'

  • By Simon Dang
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  • November 1, 2010 1:41 AM
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The Best Tagline They Could Come Up With Was 'In Martial Arts There Is No Right Or Wrong: Only The Last Man Standing'?Just yesterday, we were discussing the casting of MMA fighter Cung Le in Wong Kar-wai's Yip Man biopic and ruing the delayed production -- which will reportedly last over 12 months and finish up in 2011 at the earliest -- and the lack of promotional material, which was actually seen bandied around at a paparazzi-caught meeting between Wong and actress Song Hyo-kye.

MMA Fighter Cung Le Joins Wong Kar-Wai's Yip Man Biopic, 'The Grand Master'

  • By Simon Dang
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  • October 31, 2010 4:04 AM
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Project Won't Finish Shooting At Least Until Early 2011, 'Matrix' Fight Choreographer Yuen Woo-Ping Now InvolvedVietnamese-American Mixed Martial Arts fighter Cung Le has evidently joined the cast of Wong Kar Wai's still in production biopic on Bruce Lee mentor Yip Man, "The Grand Master."

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