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Monsters mix with the Great Wall in Matt Damon US-China film

Matt Damon, one of China's favorite Hollywood stars, said Thursday he was overwhelmed at the fans turning up at his hotel in China — not for him but for an ex-boy band singer who also appears in a Sino-Hollywood fantasy adventure movie. The singer is Lu Han, 25, but with the face of a teenager, who rose to fame as the lead vocalist and dancer of Chinese-South Korean boy band EXO. Lu was trailed by fans, said Damon. "I think the first night where we started shooting there was something like 400 flower arrangements came to the hotel and took up the entire hallway." Damon spoke in Beijing to publicize the movie "The Great Wall," which has a budget of $150...