Published: Fri, May 19, 2017
Entertaiment | By Lawrence Myers

Charlie Hunnam turned down a Game of Thrones cameo


"He was fantastic, I love old Becksy".

These are other new movies opening nationwide Friday: * "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword" - Guy Ritchie directed this action-adventure starring Charlie Hunnam as Arthur, who is heir to his late father's throne before having it wrestled away by his power-hungry uncle. "I find him very talented", Ritchie told Reuters at the film's European premiere, when asked if Beckham had the potential to be as good at acting as at soccer.

The plot follows a young "Arthur" who runs the back streets of "Londinium" with his crew, unaware of his royal lineage until he draws the sword "Excalibur" from the stone.

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Beckham, the former Manchester United and Real Madrid midfielder known for his bending kicks, plays the soldier Trigger in the sword-pulling scene.

"I would love to do a Game of Thrones cameo", he said.

Beckham, who also had a cameo in Ritchie's previous movie, "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.", said it was "nice to be involved" in the film.

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"Guy is scary as a boss but he's a friend so you know he's going to take care of you".

Hunnam is known for his work in the television series Sons of Anarchy as Jax Teller on FX.

'What was wonderful about it was it pushed me to be fluid and be really immediate in the process and ultimately the one mandate he gave me early on is "we have to have fun".

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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is now sitting at a rotten 21% on Rotten Tomatoes with the consensus being that the flashy modern action take on the classic tale forgets what made the story a classic, to begin with.

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