In new historical drama The King, Timothée Chalamet stars as Hal, a.k.a King Henry V of England. Previously a wayward prince, Hal ascends the English throne upon his father’s death, and must navigate the palace snake pit, chaos and inherited war against France.
Directed by David Michôd; key cast includes Ben Mendelsohn, Robert Pattinson, Joel Edgerton, Lily Rose Depp…
Wow! Hello brilliant cast. Cannot wait for all the super acting and all the tensions that stem from being surrounded by people who under estimate you.
Sean Harris, Dean-Charles Chapman, Thomasin McKenzie, Ivan Kaye, Tom Glynn-Carney and Edward Ashley also star.
The King is a Eugene Jarecki co-written and directed documentary that explores how a country boy lost his authenticity and became a king, while his country lost her democracy and became an empire. The boy is Elvis Presley and the country the United States of America.
With appearances by the likes of Alec Baldwin, Lana Del Rey, James Carville, Chuck D and Ashton Kutcher, The King is a musical road trip across America in Elvis Presley’s 1963 Rolls Royce, forty years after his death…
Having not lived during the Elvis era, I’m interested to learn about his influence, good and bad.