Based on the famous novels by Lee Child, Jack Reacher which starred Tom Cruise was quite gritty and took audiences by surprise, since it wasn’t the usual Tom Cruise blockbuster a la the Mission: Impossible series.
After The Flowers Of War (featuring Christian Bale), acclaimed Asian director Zhang Yimou (Hero, House Of Flying Daggers) makes yet another detour to Hollywood with The Great Wall. The film which stars Matt Damon tells the story of the mystery centered around the construction of the Great Wall Of China.
Besides Damon, the film also stars Willem Dafoe and Andy Lau in principal roles. The film has between co-written by Yimou and Tony Gilroy who is known for writing The Bourne Ultimatum and directing the George Clooney starrer Micheal Clayton. The story is penned by director Edward Zwick (The Last Samurai, Blood Diamond) and shot by Stuart Dryburgh (Analyse This,The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty).
The Great Wall is scheduled for a December 2017 release in China and Singapore and will release in U.S and U.K in February 2017. Meanwhile, do have a look at the trailer of the film and let us know your views on it.
Matt Damon is back as Jason Bourne almost a decade later after he starred in The Bourne Ultimatum. Yes, there was the lackluster Jeremy Renner starrer The Bourne Legacy that also was released in between. But that was a separate film and one we’d like to forget.