Charlie Hunnam to Trade SONS OF ANARCHY For Camelot's Knights of the Round Table?
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According to Deadline, SONS OF ANARCHY Star Charlie Hunnam is close to signing on to play King Arthur in Guy Ritchie's take on the legendary ruler of Camelot. Also rumored to be joining the project is Elizabeth Olsen. Though she is said to be taking on the female lead, the report conspicuously did not use the name Guinevere.
Last month four-time Emmy nominee Idris Elba was cast to play a "Merlin-esque figure who trains and mentors Arthur." The script, written by Joby Harold, is intended to be the tent-pole for a six-film franchise.
When the seventh and final season of SONS OF ANARCHY concludes this season, Hunnam could be in the center of two large franchises. In addition to the potential Arthur role, Hunnam previously starred in PACIFIC RIM, which will see a sequel in the next year or so.
SONS OF ANARCHY returns for its seventh and final season on Tuesday, September 9th at 10/9c on FX. Read the full article here.
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