Skarsgard, Walker Climb The “Great Wall”

Both “True Blood” hunk Alexander Skarsgard and “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” star Benjamin Walker are up for the same role of the secondary lead opposite Henry Cavill in Ed Zwick’s adventure film “The Great Wall” at Legendary Pictures reports Deadline.

The story follows a group of British warriors traveling through 15th Century China and happen upon the hurried construction of the massive wall.

As night falls, the warriors realize that the haste in building the wall isn’t just to keep out the Mongols. There is something inhuman and more dangerous.

Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz penned the script while Zwick, Tull, Herskovitz, Jon Jashni, Alex Gartner and Charles Roven will produce.