Annie Liu trains hard for "The Grand Grandmaster"

24 Dec – Ethereal beauty Annie Liu recently surprised many by appearing at a premiere with a new tan and more muscles on her physique - thanks to her upcoming Lunar New Year movie.

As reported on Mingpao, the actress, who spoke to the media about her new look, shared that she has actually been working out and sunbathing for her new role in the Dayo Wong movie, "The Grand Grandmaster", which parodies Wong Kar Wai's 2013 martial arts film, "The Grandmaster".

"I play a boxer in the new movie. In order to gain more muscles, I have been taking more protein and going to boxing classes," she said.

Annie also admitted that she took a lot of beating during her training that she cried on the first day.

"I got hit on the head quite often. But actually, it was not just a physical exercise, but a mental one as well. It's fun getting dizzy, like being on a boat ride," she joked.

As for working with Dayo for the first time, the actress said that the comedian shared a lot of tips and knowledge with her about boxing in order to help get her into character.

(Photo Source: Mingpao)