On October 10, 2017, North American entertainment company Cinedigm will be releasing the Blu-ray & DVD set for Ip Man: Season 1, a 2013 Chinese television series starring Kevin Cheng (The Woman Knight of Mirror Lake) as the the legendary grandmaster of Wing Chun.
The Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man (Cheng) spends all his life in pursuit of the authentic martial arts realm. Gaining enlightenment throughout his childhood and adolescence, Ip Man undergoes a transformation and becomes a kung fu legend, ascending to the highest ranking of martial arts. After fleeing to Hong Kong, Ip Man deliberately keeps a low-profile, but he is inevitably engaged in conflicts.
The series also stars Cecilia Han (The Golden Doll), Chrissie Chau (12 Golden Ducks), Yu Rong-Guang (Police Story 2013), Yuen Wah (The Bodyguard), Bruce Leung (The Dragon Lives Again) and Leung “Beardy” Kar-Yan (Shanghai 13). Ip Man’s real sons, Ip Chun and Ip Ching, serve as the martial arts consultants on this series.
Ip Man: Season 1 is currently available for pre-order at Amazon.com. Don’t miss the series’ Trailer below: