Da: we did a bit of re­search, and found that film adap­ta­tions of arthurian leg­end date back all the way to 1904. what will this 2017 ver­sion do dif­fer­ently from its pre­de­ces­sors? ch:

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Guy’s [di­rec­tor Guy Ritchie] sen­si­bil­ity as a di­rec­tor is very con­tem­po­rary, so the style and tone of the film is com­pletely fresh for this genre, and the story it­self is very dif­fer­ent from any of its pre­de­ces­sors. Arthur has al­ways been por­trayed as the no­ble man, who goes on a no­ble quest to be­come a no­ble king. Guy said, “let’s make Arthur a moth­erf----r.” We are only telling the first chap­ter of the story, so mak­ing Arthur con­flicted, an­gry and scared at the be­gin­ning gives greater breadth to his jour­ney and makes for a more in­ter­est­ing char­ac­ter.

In the usual way, noth­ing ex­cit­ing. I ate enor­mous amounts of food and worked out like a bas­tard ev­ery day. I pre­fer cal­lis­thenic-style ex­er­cises, so the ma­jor­ity of my train­ing was pullups, push-ups, dips and non-weighted squats. I also boxed ev­ery day and did a bit of jiu-jitsu. Guy and I wanted him to be a reg­u­lar lad from the streets who has

Like you say, “The Lost City of Z” is the true story of Percy Fawcett, who was a great Bri­tish ex­plorer at the be­gin­ning of the 20th cen­tury. He was ac­tu­ally the in­spi­ra­tion for In­di­ana Jones. Our film cen­ters on his ob­ses­sion to find and prove the ex­is­tence of El Do­rado—or as he called it, the Lost City of Z [pro­nounced “zed”]—an an­cient so­phis­ti­cated civ­i­liza­tion deep in the heart of the Ama­zon. It’s a great story with deep re­lat­able themes. It’s about fam­ily, hope,

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