The new 3D cut of “The Grandmaster” was released on Monday 5th january and the cast of the film attended various promotional events in Beijing. Wong Kar-wai, Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Chang Chen, Zhang Jin and Wang Qingxiang were all there to promote the film. During a press conference, “the director and cast members were asked to express the unique flavour of each other” and Wong Kar-wai compared Ziyi to an onion:
As to his leading lady Zhang Ziyi, Wong said, “She is like an onion. She is spicy and crunchy, a northern specialty. The flavour is sweeter when it’s more mature.”
Yesterday the cast attended a press conference with martial artists.