Ramin Djawadi has signed on to score the upcoming fantasy epic The Great Wall. The film marks the English language debut of director Zhang Yimou (House of Flying Daggers, Hero) and stars Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau, Zhang Hanyu and Eddie Peng. The movie tells the story of an elite force making a last stand for humanity on the world’s most iconic structure. Thomas Tull (Godzilla, 300: Rise of an Empire, 42) is producing the Legendary Pictures and Atlas Entertainment production with Charles Roven (The Dark Knight trilogy, Man of Steel, American Hustle), Jon Jashni (Crimson Peak) and Peter Loehr. Djawadi has previously scored Legendary’s Clash of the Titans, Pacific Rim, Dracula Untold, as well as the upcoming Warcraft film adaptation. The Great Wall is set to be released on November 23, 2016 by Universal Pictures.
Djawadi also has the HBO original series Westworld coming up and will also return to score the sixth season of the hit show Game of Thrones and the fifth season of the CBS drama Person of Interest. The composer is also scoring The Strain, which currently airs every Sunday night on FX.