DBMB Forum member Qwailo attended London Expo 2008 where he got the chance to talk to Ernie Hudson. Here is was Qwailo says Ernie revealed to him:
I don’t know if this has been posted before, so im sorry if it has. I spoke to Ernie Hudson yesterday at the London Expo 2008 and basically he confirmed to me that his character is Master Mutaito. He said “I play a monk, who is Chow Yun Fat’s character’s master and he creates the jar that is used contain/trap piccolo”.