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Guy Ritchie tweets first look at Charlie Hunnams King Arthur

Production has officially started on Guy Ritchie’s Knights Of The Round Table, with the director marking the occasion by tweeting a first image from the set of the film.

The image gives us a first look at Charlie Hunnam’s Arthur, with he and Ritchie in the midst of a location shoot in a sun-dappled forest. About to film a sword-swinging action scene? We wouldn’t be surprised.

The new film will be a reimagining of the traditional Camelot story, with Ritchie hoping to make a further five films should the box office prove amenable first time out…

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Jude Law is also on board as Vortigern, the villain of the piece while Djimon Hounsou has taken the role of Resistance leader Bedivere.

Co-starring Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Aidan Gillen and Eric Bana, Knights Of The Round Table: King Arthur will open in the UK and US on 22 July 2016.

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