Netflix has two new shows arriving next month that features female leads battling ancient evils in fantastical settings with the comic adaptation Warrior Nun and Frank Miller’s twist on Arthurian legend, Cursed.
A24 and director David Lowery put a new spin on the classic Arthurian tale of Sir Gawain with this summer’s The Green Knight.
This weekend finds the world of King Arthur coming to the modern day in The Kid Who Would Be King but back in 1992, a 90s football team was sucked back in time by Merlin to take over for the captured Knights of the Round Table in King Arthur and the Knights of Justice.
Young Alex discovers Excalibur and is able to pull the legendary sword from its stone, making him the next in line to wield its power and save the world from evil, like the sorceress Morgana, in next year’s The Kid Who Would Be King.
Robin Hood is getting an action packed modern re-imagining this fall with Kingsman’s Taron Egerton under the hood as Robin, stealing from the rich and giving to the poor and trying to help the people rise up to take down their corrupt king.
Charlie Hunnam is the latest actor taking on the role of King Arthur, except this time he’s a cocky, street smart thief who must learn to wield Excalibur to free Camelot from the control of his evil uncle Vortigern in Guy Ritchie’s take on Arthurian legend, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.