Matt Damon to star in 'The Great Wall'

Mar 12, 2015, 14:40 IST | PTI

Los Angeles: Hollywood star Matt Damon, 'Game of Thrones' actor Pedro Pascal and Willem Dafoe are in Ligendary's 'The Great Wall'.

The film is being billed as the largest movie ever to shoot entirely in China and will also star Chinese actors Andy Lau, Jing Tian, Zhang Hanyu, Eddie Peng, Lu Han, Lin Gengxin, Zheng Kai, Chen Xuedong, Huang Xuan and Wang Junkai.

Matt Damon to star in 'The Great Wall'Matt Damon. Pic/Santa Banta

The story is set in the 15th century China and revolves around an elite force of soldiers making a last stand for humanity against mythical creatures on the world's most iconic structure.

Zhang Yimou, who is known for his 'House of Flying Daggers', will direct from an idea by Legendary chief Thomas Tull and screenwriter Max Brooks.

The production on the movie is set to begin in China at the end of March 2015.

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