The Great Wall

2016
5.8
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Title: The Great Wall

Original Title: The Great Wall (Cháng Chéng)

Year: 2016

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Release Dates

  • UK: February 17 2017
  • United States: February 17 2017

Plot

Directed by acclaimed Chinese director Zhang Yimou ('House of Flying Daggers', 'Under the Hawthorn Tree'), this movie is a great production between the United States and People's Republic of China focused on the mysteries that hides the Great Wall of China, one of the most impressive monuments of world history. Set in the fifteenth century in ancient China, a period of coexistence between British soldiers and the Chinese people on par with the Great Wall is built. As the building progresses, two soldiers realize that it not only serves to protect themselves from the threat of the Mongols, but also, when night falls, escape something inhuman and more dangerous. With Zhang Yimou in the direction, the film will feature an international cast led by Matt Damon. Also starring Willem Dafoe will, Andy Lau, Pedro Pascal, Jing Tian, Lu Han and Eddie Peng. The script is run by Tony Gilroy ('Michael Clayton' and 'Jason Bourne' trilogy), Chris Brancato ('Hannibal ', 'Narcos') and Doug Miro ('The Sorcerer's Apprentice').

Cast

Director:

Zhang Yimou Zhang Yimou

Hanyu Zhang

Hanyu Zhang

General Shao

Matt Damon

Matt Damon

Willen Garin

Jing Tian

Jing Tian

Commander Lin Mei

Pedro Pascal

Pedro Pascal

Pedro Tovar

Andy Lau

Andy Lau

Strategist Wang

Willem Dafoe

Willem Dafoe

Ballard

Lu Han

Lu Han

Peng Yong

Videos

'The Great Wall' Second Trailer 2:21
'The Great Wall' Trailer 1:26

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Trivia

Luhan

Luhan is a former member of a K-pop boy band. He left EXO (the band) in October of 2014.

Bryan Cranston

Bryan Cranston was considered to join the film but Willem Dafoe was chosen for his role.

Edward Zwick

Edward Zwick ('The Last Samurai', 'Love & Other Drugs') was set to direct at one point, with Henry Cavill to play the major role.

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