First Look at Michelle Yeoh in ‘Master Z: Ip Man Legacy’
“Cheung Tin-chi” Teaser Poster
Max Zhang – the rising star of The Grandmaster, S.P.L. II and Ip Man 3 – is headlining an unofficial Ip Man 3 spin-off directed by legendary martial arts choreographer Yuen Woo-ping (Dance of the Drunken Mantis). Zhang will reprise his role as Cheung Tin-chi from Ip Man 3, in Master Z: Ip Man Legacy (aka Cheung Tin-chi).
Master Z: Ip Man Legacy will also star Michelle Yeoh (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny), Tony Jaa (xXx: Return of Xander Cage) and Dave Bautista (Kickboxer: Vengeance).
Here’s the official plot: After defeated by Ip Man, Cheung Tin Chi (Zhang) lives a depressed life and stays low profile. While Tin Chi tries to stay out of trouble, he gets himself into a fight with the foreigner Davidson (Bautista), big boss behind bar district. Tin Chi fights hard with Wing Chun and earns respect.
Zhang has many other projects in the works, including The Brink, S.P.L 3: War Needs Lord and Made in Kowloon, Escape Plan 3, Assassins and the Missing Gold and Pacific Rim Uprising.
Well Go USA has already secured rights to Master Z: Ip Man Legacy, which is currently in pre-production phase. Until then, check out a still from the film featuring Michelle Yeoh (via AFS).
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