Who is the Green Knight?

The upcoming movie, The Green Knight is an epic retelling of the 14th-century Arthurian poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. In the poem the Green Knight appears at the Court of King Arthur and challenges any knight to strike him with a sword. Sir Gawain, played by Dev Patel, accepts the challenge and cuts the Green Knights head off.

Before the movie hits the silver screen you can learn a little more about The Green Knight in this brief history released by A24 and narrated by Ralph Ineson.

The Green Knight arrives in theaters on 30 July 2021

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