REVIEW OF THE WALL (2017)
The Wall is an upcoming American war movie directed by Doug Liman plus written by Dwain Worrell, about two American soldiers trapped by an Iraqi sniper. The movie stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson and John Cena. It is produced by Amazon Studios and is scheduled to be released on March 10, 2017, by Roadside Attractions.
On November 12, 2014, it was announced that Amazon Studios had purchased its first ever original spec script by Dwain Worrell, about an American sharpshooter trapped behind a wall and an Iraqi sniper. The script also appeared among the many liked unproduced screenplays in 2014 Black List. It was also Worrell’s first screenplay which he wrote in China while teaching English. On March 29, 2016, it was reported that Doug Liman had been hired to direct the psychological thriller movie before he moved to direct 20th Century Fox’s Gambit. Glen Basner’s FilmNation Entertainment handled the movie international sales at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, which would be released theatrically. On May 9, 2016, Variety confirmed that Aaron Taylor-Johnson had joined the film’s cast to play the American sniper.On November 29, it was reported that Amazon had partnered with Roadside Attractions to distribute the film, which would also star John Cena, and the film would now follow two American soldiers. Amazon produced the film along with Big Indie Pictures, and Pilcrow, and Dave Bartis.US Ranger Sniper Nicholas Irving “The Reaper” was an on-set advisor for this film
Principal photography on the film ended in November 2016 with a release of first look image.
The Movie is a deadly psychological thriller that follows two soldiers pinned down by an Iraqi sniper, with nothing but a crumbling wall between them. Their fight becomes as much a battle of will and wits as it is of lethally accurate marksmanship.