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Joe Cornish To Helm Spy Thriller 'Section 6,' Channing Tatum Eyes 'The Son' To Direct & More

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • March 19, 2014 10:20 AM
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Joe Cornish—Edgar Wright's frequent screenwriting partner—made a splash a few years ago with his feature-length directorial debut “Attack The Block” and since then he’s been rumored to take on films like the next “Star Trek” installment, but it seems the British director has thought it best to stick with original films.

Ed Zwick Exits 'The Great Wall' With Henry Cavill & Benjamin Walker

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 24, 2012 3:13 PM
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"The Great Wall" will be built, but it won't be with Ed Zwick who has exited the picture, leaving the director's chair vacant.

Benjamin Walker Talks 'Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight,' Discusses The Wushu Aspects Of The Aborted 'Paradise Lost' Adaptation

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • June 19, 2012 10:17 AM
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One of the crucial aspects of this Friday's "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" was seeing a fresh face in the lead role, allowing him to become the bloodsucker-loathing President. However, the anonymity of Benjamin Walker, who stars as the axe-swinging badass, isn't expected to last, with the thesp involved in a number of high-profile projects.

Zhang Ziyi Courted For Ed Zwick's 'The Great Wall,' Filming Pushed To Spring 2013

  • By Simon Dang
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  • June 11, 2012 10:24 AM
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As a youth, Ed Zwick must have really enjoyed history class as films with a period setting and/or stories set to the backdrop of war or conflict are a recurring theme in his work. Despite a gear change with "Love And Other Drugs" in 2010, Zwick looks to be returning to his bread and butter with "The Great Wall," a China-set historical epic.

Alexander Skarsgard Or Benjamin Walker Will Join Henry Cavill In 'The Great Wall'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 4, 2012 1:47 PM
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So which unproven movie actor will join another untested thesp in a period movie about the the Great Wall Of China? That's right, this has all the ingredients of a SMASH HIT.

Superman Henry Cavill Will Climb 'The Great Wall' For Director Ed Zwick

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 9, 2012 2:24 PM
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You see that face up there? Get used to it. With "Man Of Steel" hitting in just over a year, the marketing ramp-up/onslaught is just around the corner and Henry Cavill's face and name will soon become recognizable even to your Mom. And Legendary Entertainment, who are co-producers on the superhero pic, are eager to keep Cavill under their roof.

Ed Zwick Will Climb Legendary East's 'The Great Wall'

  • By Catherine Scott
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  • August 24, 2011 3:17 AM
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Studios are always trying to find new ways to make money, and some ideas go bust, while others blossom. Legendary Pictures, a producer of big Hollywood hits like "The Hangover," "The Dark Knight" and "The Town," is taking their business to the Far East with their new standalone company called Legendary East. Their first project, according to Deadline, will be "The Great Wall," and Ed Zwick has signed on to direct.

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