Warner Bros. has released a new poster for the upcoming King Arthur: Legend of the Sword directed by Guy Ritchie.
The film tells the origin of a young King Arthur who comes up unaware of his past after his Uncle Vortigern (Jude Law) murdered his Father (Eric Bana) and overthrew the crown. Once Arthur pulls the Excalibur from the stone, he’s confronted by both his Uncle and his past.
The new poster puts the spotlight on Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey as Guinevere The Mage, a mysterious woman who joins Arthur in his rebellion against King Vortigern. You can check it out below.
The film stars Charlie Hunnam as King Arthur, Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey as Guinevere, Djimon Hounsou as Sir Bedivere, Aidan Gillen as Goosefat Bill Wilson, Jude Law as Vortigern and Eric Bana as Uther Pendragon. Here’s the official synopsis:
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. Joining the rebellion and an enigmatic young woman named Guinevere, he must learn to address her and eventually understand her 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.
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword hits theaters May 12.