Here’s another attempt to kickstart the movie career of the King Arthur legend, and this time it’s good old Guy Ritchie seemingly looking to give the Arthurian legend the ‘Sherlock Holmes’ treatment – if this Comic Con trailer is anything to go by.

Still smarting after the big-budget disappointment that was The Man From U.N.C.L.E., Ritchie seems on safer ground here, with Charlie Hunnam taking on the role of Arthur, alongside a cast that includes Djimon Honsou, Jude Law and Eric Bana.

Set for a March 2017 bow, here’s the trailer:

 

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Simon is a journalism tutor in London, who also just happens to be a movie fanatic, with a craving for the darker side of cinema. He has written two books, one on the horror films of director Bob Clark (2014) and the other on the history of the character Norman Bates (2015). His third book, on the work of British exploitation director Pete Walker, is due in 2017.