Zhang Yimou To Scale ‘The Great Wall’

By | Tuesday March 18, 2014 @ 12:05pm PDT

Marrakech International Film Festival - Tribute To Zhang Yimou - Red Carpet PhotocallZhang Yimou will replace Ed Zwick to direct The Great Wall, the China-set epic that Legendary Pictures principal Thomas Tull has been trying to mount for the … Read More »

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Ed Zwick Falls Off ‘The Great Wall’ In China

By | Monday September 24, 2012 @ 11:37am PDT
Mike Fleming

The Great Wall MovieBREAKING … Ed Zwick has fallen off The Great Wall, the epic-sized film meant to be the first major film to kick off Legendary East that got postponed earlier this year, partly because of weather and partly because funding was still coming together. Even though Zwick is out, the film is expected to happen next year. Legendary Pictures set Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter star Benjamin Walker to join Man of Steel‘s Henry Cavill, and Zhang Ziyi and other Chinese talent were also being courted for the film when the decision was made to postpone.

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‘The Great Wall’ Isn’t Crumbling; Legendary East Pic Postpones Start Date Until Spring

By | Sunday June 10, 2012 @ 3:05pm PDT
Mike Fleming

The Great WallEXCLUSIVE: While Legendary Pictures just set Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter star Benjamin Walker on Friday to join Man of Steel‘s Henry Cavill in the Ed Zwick-directed The Great Wall, a decision has just been made to push … Read More »

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Benjamin Walker Lands Co-Lead In ‘The Great Wall’

By | Friday June 8, 2012 @ 1:18pm PDT
Mike Fleming

BREAKING…. Benjamin Walker has nabbed the co-lead of Legendary Pictures’ The Great Wall, the Ed Zwick period adventure movie that already stars Man Of Steel‘s Henry Cavill. Deadline previously told you that Walker, repped by WME and Inspire, was Read More »

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Will Alexander Skarsgard Or Benjamin Walker Scale ‘The Great Wall?’

Mike Fleming

The co-lead of the Ed Zwick-directed The Great Wall is between True Blood‘s Alexander Skarsgard and Benjamin Walker, who stars in the upcoming Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. The Legendary Pictures … Read More »

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