The King Movie

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Who's Involved:

Brad Pitt, Robert Pattinson, Timothee Chalamet, Joel Edgerton, Ben Mendelsohn, Sean Harris, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, David Michod, Lily Rose Depp, Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie, Tom Glynn-Carney

Release Date:

Friday, October 11, 2019 (Limited)

Rating: R

Runtime: 2 hrs, 13 m

Plot: What's the story about?

Hal (Timothée Chalamet), wayward prince and reluctant heir to the English throne, has turned his back on royal life and is living among the people. But when his tyrannical father dies, Hal is crowned King Henry V and is forced to embrace the life he had previously tried to escape. Now the young king must navigate the palace politics, chaos and war his father left behind, and the emotional strings of his past life — including his relationship with his closest friend and mentor, the ageing alcoholic knight, John Falstaff (Joel Edgerton).

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making The King

A look at the The King behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director David Michod last directed The Rover and The Operators. The film's writer Joel Edgerton last wrote Boy Erased and The Gift.


Dede Gardner
Jeremy Kleiner
Brad Pitt

Production Company

Plan B Entertainment

Production: What we know about The King

Key Facts

  1. The plays take place before, during and after England’s military conflict with France at the famous Battle Of Agincourt in 1415, part of the ‘Hundred Years’ War’ between the two nations (Deadline, 5/31/18).
  2. Based on Shakespeare’s plays “Henry IV” and “Henry V".

Filming Timeline

On or about August 28, 2019, the film was in Completed status.

On or about June 1, 2018, the film was in Production status.

Started shooting June 1, 2018 in the UK.

On or about April 4, 2018, the film was in Pre-Production status.

Production is expected to get underway June 2018 in Europe.

The King Release Date: When was it released?

The King was released in 2019 on Friday, October 11, 2019 (Limited release). There were 16 other movies released on the same date, including The Addams Family, High Strung: Free Dance and Gemini Man.

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