Check out Zhang Ziyi's tough training for The Grandmaster

8 March 2013 / 3 years 7 months ago

Zhang Ziyi (章子怡) and her fellow actors who starred in The Grandmaster (一代宗师) say they now truly understand the motto, “No pain, no gain.‘According to and article in May Daily, the film’s production company released photos of Ziyi, Tony Leung (梁朝伟) and Chang Chen (張震) learning martial arts before they started shooting for the film.And from the photos, the training does seem intense, with actress Zhang having had to do full splits and various acrobatic moves to get into shape.The film, directed by Wong Kar-wai (王家卫), was released in China in January and is based on the life story of the Wing Chin grandmaster Ip Man.Photos 1 to 8 of the gallery show Zhang Ziyi and the cast of The Grandmaster training, photos 9 to 12 show an incident in which Zhang embarrassed Lee Hom by rejecting his hugs, while the rest show other pictures of the actress.

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