About three months ago it appeared that Guy Ritchie had firmed up King Arthur as his next project with the possibility of the tale stretching into six feature films (which sounds absolutely insane and near impossible to me, but whatever). There’s still no word on this six movie business (which at this point I’m taking as a sign that this will be a standalone film that will leave the option for sequels open). But now we have our first bit of casting news.
Idris Elba is in talks to join the film, which was written by Joby Harold and will be produced by Akiva Goldsman and Tory Tunnel. Warner Bros. will be releasing the film in 2D and 3D on July 22, 2016. Hit the jump for more on Idris Elba possibly joining King Arthur.