The Great Wall will bring Matt Damon and Pedro Pascal to NYCC

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Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures are bringing their sci-fi film ‘The Great Wall’ to New York Comic-Con this year, hoping to entice future moviegoers with a few clips and trailers from the film.

The studio is also bringing director Zhang Yimou, joining Matt Damon and Pedro Pascal from the cast will be Jing Tian and Junkai Wang. The event will be moderated by Dave Karger.

If you are attending the event this year (look for us while you are there) and head over to 7th Avenue (between 31st and 33rd Streets) to Madison Square Garden. The special event will take place on Saturday, October 8, 2016 and the discussion begins at 12:30 PM.

The film itself stars Matt Damon and was directed by the visual stylists Zhang Yimou (Hero, House of Flying Daggers). Legendary’s THE GREAT WALL tells the story of an elite force making a valiant stand for humanity on the world’s most iconic structure.

The first English-language production for Yimou is the largest film ever shot entirely in China. The Great Wall also stars Jing Tian, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe, Junkai Wang and Andy Lau. You can watch, or re-watch, the first trailer that was released by the studio below.

The film will be released in 3D by Universal Pictures on Friday, February 17, 2017.