The Green Knight Trailer Delivers Stylish And Weird Dark Fantasy

Dev Patel stars in the highly-anticipated movie, which hits theaters on July 30.


The new trailer for The Green Knight is here. The dark fantasy movie stars Dev Patel, and it hits theaters on July 30.

The trailer sets up the basic story, which is based on the 14th century legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Patel plays Sir Gawain, one of the knights of the Round Table. Gawain enters into a pact with the Green Knight, a huge and terrifying creature who challenges the headstrong young warrior to a fight in one year's time. Gawain embarks on a quest to confront the Green Knight, involving various encounters with sinister men and strange creatures. While there's a lot of fantasy movies and TV shows happening right now, none look quite as weird and scary as this one--check the trailer out below:

The Green Knight also stars Joel Edgerton (Bright), Alicia Vikander (Tomb Raider), Barry Keoghan (Dunkirk), Sean Harris (Mission Impossible: Fallout), and Ralph Ineson (The Witch). It's directed by David Lowery, whose previous movies include the 2016 Disney remake of Pete's Dragon and the 2018's crime drama The Old Man & The Gun, which starred Robert Redford in potentially his final performance.

The film was originally set for release in May last year, and was preceded by this first Green Knight trailer. However, the COVID-19 pandemic led the movie to be pushed back more than a year.

In related news, Lowery is currently filming Peter Pan & Wendy, another live-action Disney remake. The film will star Jude Law as Captain Hook, and is scheduled for a 2022 release on Disney+.

For more check out, GameSpot's guide to the biggest upcoming movies of 2021.

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