Ed Zwick (“Glory”, “Legends of the Fall”, “Love and other Drugs”) will direct Legendary East’s first production, “The Great Wall”.
Legendary Entertainment’s chairman and CEO, Thomas Tull, and “World War Z” writer Max Brooks, came up with the story which tells of how the great Wall of China “came to be”.
TheWrap has the following :
According to Legendary East, “‘The Great Wall’ reveals the legend behind a great mystery of our age: why this magnificent structure came to be.”
In a written statement, Legendary Entertainment’s chief creative officer, Jon Jashni, said, “Our partnership with Ed and Marshall is indicative of the creative ambition and financial commitment we are bringing to Legendary East — not next year or next month, but today.”
Also read: Legendary Forges Partnership With Hong Kong Financier
He said that the movie “exemplifies the type of globally appealing, commercial movie we intend to have Legendary East become known for.”
Jashni, Tull, Zwick, Herskovitz and Charles Roven (“The Dark Knight Rises,” “Man of Steel”) and Alex Gartner of Atlas Entertainment will produce.
Legendary East’s co-prodution partner, Huayi Brothers, will distribute the movie in China. Warner Bros., where Legendary has a deal, is expected to distribute in other parts of the world.
Loved some of Zwick’s early work, but his most recent efforts – like “Defiance” and “Love and Other Drugs” – leave a lot to be desired. Maybe this will be a return to form? One can hope.
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