The album Ip Man: Kung Fu Legend secures North American release (EXCLUSIVE) (Supported) on the album
The genre arm of Magnolia Pictures acquired North American rights to "Ip Man: Kung Fu Legend" The film is a currently in-production sequel to the original album "The Ipman: "Kung Fight Master" released by Magnet.
The film company "Ip Man: Kung Fu Legend" is written and directed by Li Liming and produced by Kai Pictures in Beijing. International licensing is handled by All Rights Entertainment, a film sales company based in Hong Kong, Paris and Los Angeles.
The young Ip, who is then a policeman, is trying to take control of the mainland Chinese port city of Foshan. The real-life Imman was mentor to Bruce Lee before he became able to become tainted by opium traffickers.
Ip Chun credits To, who equals the track record of Donnie Yen who played IP in a different franchise, as delivering the most accurate depiction of his father.
The deal was negotiated by Magnolia EVP Dori Begley and SVP of acquisitions John Von Thaden and by All Rights sales executive Chantal Chauzy.
In first few days of production, the film "Ip Man: Kung Fu Master" was watched 10 million times by international artists, including Splendid films for Germany, Happinet in Japan, Phars films in Middle-East, Blue Swan in Italy.
The recent release of Magnolia include Takashi Miikes 100th movie, Blade of the Immortal; Mads Mikkelsen revenge-thriller Riders of Justice and action thriller Yakuza Princess.