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Review: The Great Wall

PLOT: In Song dynasty era China, a roving mercenary ( Matt Damon ) and his partner ( Pedro Pascal ) are interrupted in their quest for an elusive black powder by a supernatural attack that ends with them prisoners of a Chinese Military order stationed on the Great Wall. There, they discover that every sixty years, the country is attacked by supernatural beasts that the wall has been...
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Check out 9 minutes of International trailers & TV spots for The Great Wall

Directed by Zhang Yimou (HERO, HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS), THE GREAT WALL follows an elite force making a valiant stand for humanity on the world’s most iconic structure. This marks the largest film ever shot entirely in China, as well as a huge international effort. In case you need a good sense of the epic action to follow, we have nearly 9 minutes of International trailers and...
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NYCC 2016: The Great Wall interviews with Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal and more!

THE GREAT WALL has been in the works since 2012, when Ed Zwick was attached to direct Henry Cavill in the period-fantasy about the creation of the iconic Chinese structure and the mythical creatures it is meant to keep out. As you may have heard, Zwick and Cavill are out, and visionary director Zhang Yimou and superstar Matt Damon are in, and THE GREAT WALL will be ready to be...
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There be monsters in new trailer & images for Zhang Yimou's The Great Wall

The new trailer for Zhang Yimou 's THE GREAT WALL dropped during the NYCC panel today and looks to up the ante on what we saw in the first trailer, this time giving us our first peek at the monsters and a deeper look at the overall story. Yimou (HERO, HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS) is certainly a proven filmmaker when it comes to sprawling action epics and this is his first...
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Zhang Yimou addresses the whitewashing controversy circling The Great Wall

Zhang Yimou 's THE GREAT WALL is the most expensive movie to be shot entirely in China, and part of the reason they were able to throw so much money at the production was because they had a bankable star like Matt Damon headlining the film. When the trailer for THE GREAT WALL was finally released last week , there was an immediate backlash which accused the film of whitewashing,...
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Matt Damon battles monsters in the trailer for The Great Wall

Starring Matt Damon and directed by Zhang Yimou (HERO, HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS), THE GREAT WALL tells the story of an elite force making a valiant stand for humanity on the world’s most iconic structure. This marks not only the first English-language production for Yimou, but also the largest film ever shot entirely in China. It also marks the longest Matt Damon 's hair...
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2016 Universal Pictures Preview

Universal Pictures led the charge in 2015, raking in $2.4 billion at the domestic box office with mega champs like FURIOUS 7, JURASSIC WORLD, and yep, MINIONS. PITCH PERFECT 2, FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, and STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON were also big winners for the studio and although there are no sequels to any of those films in 2016, there's still plenty to choose from, with notables being Duncan...
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Matt Damon, Willem Dafoe, and Pedro Pascal set to star in The Great Wall

Matt Damon typically chooses good roles, but his newest sounds like it could be his biggest yet. We've brought you this news before but now it's official; Matt Damon , Willem Dafoe , and Pedro Pascal have just been confirmed for Legendary’s new film THE GREAT WALL which is to be directed by Zhang Yimou ( HERO ). Andy Lau , Jing Tian, Zhang Hanyu,...
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Willem Dafoe joins Matt Damon in supernatural action pic The Great Wall

It's been a few years since we've heard anything about THE GREAT WALL, so let me bring you up to speed. The story revolves around that of a group of mercenaries who are traveling to China in an effort to bring gunpowder to Europe. Once there, they come across construction of The Great Wall and before you know it are under attack by mystical beasts. The film was originally...
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Blood Diamond director Edward Zwick will no longer helm supernatural story The Great Wall

Edward Zwick has directed his fair share of movies showcasing unique moments of bravery in human history. But while many elements of his many historical movies have been fiction, with facts being shifted and twisted to better fit a dramatic story, never has he outright taken on monsters and the supernatural. And while for a time it looked like Zwick was set to do just that with...
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Director Edward Zwick to make Pawn Sacrifice with Tobey Maguire before visiting The Great Wall

Well, for those looking forward to seeing director Edward Zwick's supernatural epic THE GREAT WALL anytime soon, it looks like you'll be waiting a bit longer.  Zwick is set to direct PAWN SACRIFICE, a script based on real events, which follows chess prodigy Bobby Fischer while competing in the World Chess Championship against Russian champ Boris Spassky during the Cold War-era....
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