Timothée Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name), Joel Edgerton, Sean Harris, Ben Mendelsohn, Robert Pattinson, Lily-Rose Depp, Tom Glynn-Carney and Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie are to star in a new Netflix film based on Shakespeare’s Henry IV and V.
In King, a young, disgraced prince, Hal inherits the crown and must learn what it means to be a king, guided by his one true friend, Falstaff.
Edgerton will be playing Falstaff; Chalamet will be playing Hal; Pattinson will be playing The Dauphin; Mendelsohn will be playing King Henry IV; Depp will be playing Princess Catherine; Harris will be playing William; Glynn-Carney will be playing Hotspur; McKenzie will be playing Philippa
Plan B will produce along with Porchlight Films’ Liz Watts (who produced the Michôd-directed Animal Kingdom and The Rover), Edgerton and Michôd. Shooting starts June 1 in the UK. for a 2019 release.