files/pictures/picture-35.jpgLegendary East is lining up its first production, THE GREAT WALL, with Ed Zwick as director (THE LAST SAMURAI), reports Deadline.com
. The film will tell the mysterious history of the Great Wall of China. Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz will pen the script based on an idea from Legendary chairman Thomas Tull and WORLD WAR Z author Max Brooks.
Legendary's Tull and Jon Jashni, Atlas Ent.’s Alex Gartner and Chuck Roven, and Zwick and Herskovitz are the producers. Legendary East’s co-production partner Huayi Brothers will release the film in China. Warner Bros Pictures will handle worldwide distribution.