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Genre  Fantasy
Costume design  Annie Symons
Language  English
Director  Guy Ritchie
Cinematography  John Mathieson
Country  United States/United Kingdom/Australia
Cast  Charlie Hunnam (King Arthur), Jude Law (Vortigern), Eric Bana (Uther Pendragon), Annabelle Wallis (Maid Maggie), Astrid Bergès-Frisbey (Guinevere), Djimon Hounsou (Sir Bedivere)
Writer  Joby Harold (screenplay)
Release date  July 22, 2016 (2016-07-22) (US)
Genres  Action Film, Adventure Film, Fantasy, Drama film
Similar movies  Related Guy Ritchie movies

Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur is an upcoming epic adventure film directed by Guy Ritchie and written by Joby Harold. The film stars Charlie Hunnam as Arthur. It is scheduled for a July 22, 2016 release.

Contents

Feature film version of the classic Sir Lancelot story.

Plot

Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur movie scenes Layered As all of the cast members stepped out in period costumes one

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.

Cast

  • Charlie Hunnam as King Arthur
  • Astrid Berges-Frisbey as Guinevere
  • Jude Law as Vortigen
  • Djimon Hounsou as Bedivere
  • Eric Bana as Uther Pendragon
  • Mikael Persbrandt as Kjartan
  • Annabelle Wallis as Maid Maggie
  • Aidan Gillen as Goosefat Bill
  • Katie McGrath as Elsa
  • Production

    In January 2014, Warner Bros set Guy Ritchie to direct a new multi-film version of the King Arthur legend. The first film titled Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur, with Lionel Wigram as producer and Joby Harold as screenwriter, is the first installment of a planned six films series, and is scheduled for a July 22, 2016 release.

    Casting

    Idris Elba was in talks to play a Merlin-esque figure who trains and mentors Arthur. When Elba did not sign on to the film, the director continued to look for an actor to play the role. Charlie Hunnam, Ritchies choice for the role, will play King Arthur. Elizabeth Olsen was in talks for the female lead. However, on September 18, it was Astrid Berges-Frisbey who was added to the cast of to play Guinevere. On November 14, Jude Law was in talks to play the lead villain role in the film. On February 11, 2015, Eric Bana was added to the cast to play Uther, the father of King Arthur. Mikael Persbrandt joined the film on March 6, 2015 to play a villainous role.

    Filming

    Filming in Windsor Great Park was underway in February 2015, then later in North Wales from March 2, 2015. Later on March 10, 2015, Ritchie tweeted a photo and confirmed the first day of shooting. In April 2015, filming took place in Snowdonia, where locations used were Tryfan, Nant Gwynant near Beddgelert and Capel Curig. Early in July filming continued in the Shieldaig, Loch Torridon and Applecross areas of Wester Ross in the Scottish Highlands. One day of filming also took place at The Quiraing on the Isle of Skye.

    References

    Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur Wikipedia
    Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur themoviedb.org Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur IMDb


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