The trailer of much-anticipated fantasy adventure film, The Green Knight, has been released. It is the movie adaptation of the medieval tale of Sir Gawain and The Green Knight. In the film, Dev Patel plays King Arthur’s nephew Sir Gawain, who goes on a mythical quest for his honour, proving his worth to his family and the entire kingdom.
The film has been directed by David Lowry. The trailer of The Green Knight gives us a glimpse of King Arthur’s court. This is when the emerald-skinned stranger appears with an axe in his hand. He challenges one of the knights to dare and strike a blow against him. Sir Gawain takes the challenge and draws his sword. He then embarks on a strange quest where he encounters mystical creatures, robbers and ghosts.
The official synopsis of The Green Knight reads, “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.”
Besides Dev Patel as the main lead, The Green Knight features a slew of acclaimed actors, including Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton, Sarita Choudhury, Sean Harris, Kate Dickie, Barry Keoghan and Ralph Ineson.
The Green Knight is slated to release in theatres on July 30.