With the summer movie season upon us, many films are unleashing final trailers for the masses, and Guy Ritchie’s take on the classic tale of King Arthur is offering its own. As previously noted, this film appears to mimic Ritchie’s earlier efforts with the Sherlock Holmes franchise. Noted sidekick? Check. Unstoppable, yet charismatic villain? Check. Extremely far-fetched elements introduced (such as a gigantic elephant in this case)? Check. Regardless of the absurdity, a Guy Ritchie film is still a pretty damn good film. I’ll be seeing this in theaters.
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword hits theaters on May 12th, 2017.
Fantasy Action Adventure. Acclaimed filmmaker Guy Ritchie brings his dynamic style to the epic fantasy action adventure “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.” Starring Charlie Hunnam in the title role, the film is an iconoclastic take on the classic Excalibur myth, tracing Arthur’s journey from the streets to the throne. When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern (Jude Law), Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, his life is turned upside down and he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy…whether he likes it or not.