“‘The Great Wall’ tells the story of an elite force making a valiant stand for humanity on the world’s most iconic structure.”
Zhang Yimou explained why he did this movie :
This is a Hollywood monster movie and needs to be made in that style. The film takes place about 1,000 years ago. At its core, it is a period piece and an action film. The fantasy element does play a major role because of the monsters. But, what makes our film unique is that these are ancient Chinese monsters. Even though it’s a fantasy movie, we filmed it in a very realistic way. We want it to feel like the events actually happened. Other than the monster, all aspects of this film are backed by either scientific or historical research.
The Great Wall stars Matt Damon, Jing Tian, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe, Hanyu Zhang, Eddie Peng, Lu Han, Kenny Lin, Junkai Wang, Zheng Kai, Cheney Chen, Xuan Huang and Andy Lau.
Apologies mods, for the pic size! Hmm...movie looks beautiful, but yeah, still not here for Damon being the lead for this. Thoughts?
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