Joel Edgerton joins Netflix’s ‘The King’

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Joel Edgeron has joined The King on Netflix!

Joel Edgerton will star opposite “Call Me by Your Name’s” Timothee Chalamet in Netflix’s “The King.”

The Plan B-produced drama is directed by “War Machine” helmer David Michod.

Edgerton was already on board as a writer on the movie, co-penning the script with Michod. Edgerton and Michod have a long-standing relationship dating back to their career-making turns in the 2010 crime drama “Animal Kingdom,” which Michod directed and Edgerton toplined. This also marks the second film the two have co-written together, the first being 2014’s “The Rover.”

Based on Shakespeare’s plays “Henry IV” and “Henry V,” Chalamet portrays in the pic a young, disgraced prince who inherits the crown and must learn what it means to be a king, guided by his one true friend, Falstaff (Edgerton).

Source: Variety