New KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD Trailer Reveals Guy Ritchie’s Fantasy Epic February 20, 2017 From Nothing Comes a King. 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. KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD – Irish release date is May 12, 2017.