Edward Zwick to Climb ‘The Great Wall’

ALTEdward Zwick will direct and co-write The Great Wall, an adventure movie about … the Great Wall!

According to Legendary Entertainment — whose newly formed Legendary East will handle distribution — the movie “reveals the legend behind a great mystery of our age: why this magnificent structure came to be.” It will be loosely based on a story co-written by Max Brooks, who wrote the book World War Z, which is currently one of the most buzzed-about upcoming movie adaptations.

Zwick is a movie and TV veteran whose resume includes films like The Last SamuraiBlood Diamond and Glory, as well as the beloved TV show thirtysomething. He most recently directed the Jake Gyllenhaal/Anne Hathaway romantic dramedy Love and Other Drugs.

Source: THR