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Coming Soon To Theaters: The Green Knight

 

A24 looks to continue its run of visually stunning, thought-provoking cinema in the tradition of Ex Machina and The Lighthouse with its newest fantasy epic The Green Knight. Director David Lowery looks to combine the spirit of his previous films (Pete’s Dragon, A Ghost Story) into a trippy, exciting adventure into realms we’ve never seen. The Green Knight features a stellar cast including Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, and Joel Edgerton.

The official synopsis for the film:

“An epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend, The Green Knight tells the story of Sir Gawain (Dev Patel), King Arthur’s reckless and headstrong nephew, who embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight, a gigantic emerald-skinned stranger and tester of men. Gawain contends with ghosts, giants, thieves, and schemers in what becomes a deeper journey to define his character and prove his worth in the eyes of his family and kingdom by facing the ultimate challenger. From visionary filmmaker David Lowery comes a fresh and bold spin on a classic tale from the knights of the round table.”

Poster for The Green Knight
Poster for The Green Knight courtesy A24.

The Green Knight will be released “everywhere” on May 29th, 2020. Follow news and developments on the film’s official website, Facebook page, Twitter, and Instagram. #TheGreenKnight

Written by Will Johnson

Will is the author of the little-read books Secure Immaturity: A Nostalgia-Crushing Journey Through Film and Obsessive Compulsive: Poetry Formed From Chaos. Will is a film critic at 25YL but also specializes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the occasional horror review. Will loves his hometown Buccaneers and lives in Phoenix, AZ, USA with his two daughters.

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