Alexander Skarsgård and Benjamin Walker have won supporting roles in "Blood Diamond" and "The Last Samurai" director Edward Zwick's new film "The Great Wall" reports Deadline.
Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz wrote the script, from a story by Thomas Tull and Max Brooks, which looks at the mystery behind the construction of the Great Wall of China.
The story follows a group of British warriors traveling through 15th Century China and come upon the hurried construction As night falls, the warriors realize that the haste in building the wall isn’t just to keep out the Mongols. There is something inhuman and more dangerous.
Henry Cavill stars in the film.
Zwick, Tull, Herskovitz, Jon Jashni, Alex Gartner and Charles Roven will produce.