The action adventure film, directed by Guy Ritchie, which tells a slightly different tale of a young edgy Arthur. Charlie refers to his character as a “street kid”, “a little bit rough around the edges, but he’s basically a survivor. He’s a hustler.” Charlie Hunnam gushes about working with director Guy Ritchie, calling it “a special and exciting experience”.
‘King Arthur’ also stars Astrid Berges-Frisbey, Djimon Housou, Aiden Gillen, Jude Law, and Eric Bana. The film is scheduled to be released in theaters July 22, 201 and is the pilot for a six part movie series.
According to IMBD.com, the plot summary reads:
“The young Arthur runs the back passages of Londonium with his crew, not knowing his royal lineage until he grabs Excalibur. Instantly confronted by the sword’s influence, Arthur is forced to make up his mind. He joins the rebellion and a shadowy young woman named Guinevere, he must learn to understand the magic weapon, deal with his demons and unite the people to defeat the dictator Vortigern, the man who murdered his parents and stole his crown to become king.”
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