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‘The Great Wall’ Director: This Film Can ‘Bring People Together’ From Different Cultures

16 February 2017 8:34 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Matt Damon sounded very much like the family man at Wednesday night’s premiere of Legendary-Universal’s fantasy action-adventure “The Great Wall” at the Tcl Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

“It’s kind of surreal being here at the Chinese after all the work in China” Damon mused on the red carpet. “This took so much longer than most [movies] because of all the special effects and the scale of the movie. Everything about it was bigger and longer.”

Shooting of the $135 million movie — the most expensive ever of films made in China — began in March, 2015, in Qingdao. Damon noted that there were more than 100 on-set translators.

“We lived there for half a year, which is a significant move for my kids,” Damon added. “They still talk about it and they want to go back.”

Damon portrays a mercenary in medieval China who joins the fight against monsters attacking the Great Wall every 60 years. »

- Dave McNary

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