Ridley Scott is a man who never takes breaks, and as such, he is always adding titles to his pile of films that are slated to be made. He proved himself to be a tireless filmmaker when he finished reshooting All The Money In The World after having to cut Kevin Spacey out of the film and replacing him with Christopher Plummer. Scott spent nine days effectively erasing the disgraced Spacey out of the film and substituting his scenes with that of Plummer’s. So as we wait to see what Scott has in store for us next, the director looks to be adding to his filmmaking slate with Disney.
According to new reports, Scott will be collaborating with Disney to work on an adaptation of The Merlin Saga, which centers on the legendary wizard’s early years before he became the advisor to King Arthur. More On the story below.
King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword Director: Guy Ritchie Screenwriter: Guy Ritchie, Joby Harold, Lionel Wigram. Cast: Charlie Hunnam, Ã€strid BergÃ¨s-Frisbey, Djimon Hounsou, Aidan Gillen, Jude Law, Eric Bana, Annabelle Wallis Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures Rated PG-13 | 126 Minutes Release Date: May 12, 2017
The legend of King Arthur has existed for well over a millennia, and as such has given way to countless interpretations of stories, TV shows, and films. So while we may be familiar with the name, there will always be a new way to look at the legend, a new way to tell the story, and a new way to rake in the cash. So just as superheroes are popular now, Guy Ritchie is giving audiences a reason to look at iconic literary characters. But while his previous efforts from the Sherlock Holmes films to The Man From U.N.C.L.E. may have been richly stylized and highly entertaining, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword suffers from a serious case of style over substance.
By now we should all be familiar with Guy Ritchie‘s visually epic retelling of King Arthur. But just in case the previous trailers have flown under your radar, Warner Bros. has just dropped a new trailer for King Arthur: Legend of the Sword starring Charlie Hunnam as the boy who would be king.
Yup. This is no ordinary story about King Arthur. The film centers on our title character born into royalty only to live in a brothel after his father was betrayed by one of his most trusted men. Check out the full trailer below.
The Once and Future Queen #1 Written by Adam P. Knave, D.J. Kirkbride
Art by Nick Brokenshire
Colors by Nick Brokenshire
Letters by Frank Cvetkovic
Cover by Nick Brokenshire Dark Horse Comics
Release Date: March 1, 2017
Cover Price: $3.99
Every kid I knew grew up loving the Arthurian legends. I’m still a little enthralled by them, mainly because of the rousing adventures that dealt with swords and sorcery. From Sir Thomas Mallory to T.H. White to Mary Stewart to Marion Zimmer Bradley, these stories have been told and retold from a variety of viewpoints over the years. So it should come as no surprise that we now get an even more modern take in The Once and Future Queen #1.
Warner Bros. has released the first trailer for King Arthur: Legend of the Sword starring Charlie Hunnam as the legendary King Arthur. Directed by Guy Ritchie, the film centers on the title character’s rise to become the rightful king and overthrow the villainous Vortigern (Jude Law) who rules with an iron fist.
While we can expect to see a few respectful nods to the source material, Ritchie makes sure that you are watching a King Arthur movie unlike any other. Check out the full trailer here below.