Benjamin Walker Heads to The Great Wall

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Benjamin Walker, the star of the upcoming Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, is in talks to join the cast of Edward Zwick’s upcoming The Great Wall, Variety reports.

Drafted by Zwick alongside his writing and producing partner Marshall Herskovitz, The Great Wall will be the first film from Legendary East, a standalone entertainment company dedicated to creating feature film and related content for a worldwide audience.

The film’s plot is said to reveal the legend behind a great mystery of our age, answering the question of why the Great Wall of China came to be.

The Great Wall will be produced by Legendary’s Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni, Charles Roven and Alex Gartner of Atlas Entertainment, as well as Zwick and Herskovitz.

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