he Kid Who Would Be King is a 2019 fantasy film written and directed by Joe Cornish. A British-American venture, the film stars Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Tom Taylor, Rebecca Ferguson, and Patrick Stewart. The plot follows a young boy who finds King Arthur’s legendary sword Excalibur, and must stop an ancient enchantress from destroying the world. The film is scheduled to be released in the United States on the 25 of January 2019, and in the United Kingdom on the 15 of February 2019, by 20th Century Fox.
Alex Elliott is an ordinary boy who is picked on at school. However, that changes when he finds and pulls King Arthur’s famous sword Excalibur. He discovers that he is destined to form a new round table for an upcoming battle with the medieval villain Morgana, who summons evil forces to rule the world. The wizard Merlin, who appears young but can transform into his old self, assists Alex in his quest.