The Kid Who Would Be King is an upcoming 2019 British fantasy adventure film written and directed by Joe Cornish. The film stars Louis Ashbourne Serkis (son of Andy Serkis), Dean Chaumoo, Tom Taylor, Rhianna Doris, Angus Imrie, Rebecca Ferguson and Patrick Stewart. The film is set to be released in the United States in January 25, 2019, and in the United Kingdom in February 15, 2019, by 20th Century Fox.
Old school magic meets the modern world in this epic adventure. Alex (Louis Ashbourne Serkis) thinks he’s just another nobody, until he stumbles upon the mythical sword in the stone, Excalibur. Now, he must unite his friends and enemies into a band of knights and, together with the legendary wizard Merlin (Sir Patrick Stewart), take on the wicked enchantress Morgana (Rebecca Ferguson). With the future at stake, Alex must become the great leader he never dreamed he could be.