18 January 2013, Singapore – Wong Kar Wai’s movie premiere of “The Grandmaster” will be held at Marina Bay Sands’ Grand Theatre on 23 January 2013. This Hong Kong-Chinese action drama film is based on the life story of the Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man and stars Hong Kong superstar Tony Leung and Chinese film actress and model Zhang Ziyi. “The Grandmaster” has been a big success at the Hong Kong box office raking in US$2 million if four days and US$28 million in seven days at the China box office.
This is also Marina Bay Sands’ first movie premiere and Mr. George Tanasijevich, President and Chief Executive Officer of Marina Bay Sands hopes that the unveiling of its theatres as the newest movie premiere location here. The collaboration is a first between Marina Bay Sands, Shaw Organization and Mei Ah Entertainment.
Sneak preivews of the movie begins 25 January 2013 in all theatres and opens on 31 January 2013 in Singapore.
Pictures of lead actor Tony Leung and Director Wong Kar Wai at the press conference at Art Science Museum on 23 January 2013, more pictures can be found on our Facebook Page Album in this link.