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The news was first reported by Deadline Hollywood.
Written by Joby Harold, Ritchie's film is to reimagine the tale of Arthur and his storied Knights of the Roundtable. Given the depth of the Arthurian legend, the movie would seem to have franchise potential.
It could also reunite Hunnam with his
Hunnam is best known for his role on the gritty biker series "Sons of Anarchy," which begins its seventh and final season in September. He was previously attached to play the S&M-loving billionaire Christian Grey in the big-screen adaptation of "Fifty Shades of Grey" but ultimately dropped out of that project.
Hunnam's upcoming movies include "Crimson Peak" and a "Pacific Rim" sequel, both directed by