WHO’S IN IT?
Matt Damon (The Martian), Jing Tian (Shadows of Love), Pedro Pascal (The Adjustment Bureau), Willem Dafoe (Shadow of the Vampire), Andy Lau (As Tears Go By), Zhang Hanyu (Bodyguards and Assassins), Eddie Peng (Hear Me), Lu Han (The Witness), Lin Gengxin (Just Another Margin), Chen Xuedong (Bad Sister), Huang Xuan (Driverless), Wang Junkai (Pound of Flesh), Zheng Kai (Fleet of Time)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Zhang Yimou (House of Flying Daggers), director; Carlo Bernard (The Uninvited), Doug Miro (The Sorcerer’s Apprentice) and Tony Gilroy (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), writers; Jon Jashni (Godzilla), Peter Loehr (Quitting), Charles Roven (The Dark Knight) and Thomas Tull (Pacific Rim), producers; Ramin Djawadi (Iron Man), composer; Stuart Dryburgh (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty) and Xiaoding Zhao (Curse of the Golden Flower), cinematographers; Mary Jo Markey (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and Craig Wood (Guardians of the Galaxy), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
As dangerous forces approach the famed Great Wall of China, an elite team of warriors must band together to stop the threat and save humanity…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Despite the controversy surrounding Matt Damon’s leading man status in a Chinese film with mostly Chinese actors, The Great Wall – insert Donald Trump joke here – is a spectacle that deserves to be seen on the big screen, not least because it’s the largest film ever shot entirely in China.