The Kid Who Would Be King

The Kid Who Would Be King Information

The Kid Who Would Be King is an upcoming fantasy adventure film written and directed by Joe Cornish. The film stars Louis Ashbourne Serkis (son of Andy Serkis), Tom Taylor, Rebecca Ferguson, and Patrick Stewart. The film is set to be released in the United States in 25 January 2019, and in the United Kingdom in 15 February 2019, by 20th Century Fox.


Alex (Serkis) is a young boy who is picked on at school and does not appear to be very special at all. However, that soon 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 (Ferguson), who summons evil forces to rule the world. The wizard Merlin (Imrie) assists Alex in his quest. He was depicted as a young incarnation of Merlin in the film but capable of transforming to his old self (Stewart).


  • Louis Ashbourne Serkis as Alexander "Alex" Elliot
  • Tom Taylor as Lance
  • Rebecca Ferguson as Morgan "Morgana" le Fay
  • Angus Imrie and Patrick Stewart as Merlin: In order to keep watch over Alex, and blend in with other students, the wizard takes the form of a child. Stewart portrays Merlin in his real form
  • Dean Chaumoo as Bedders
  • Rhianna Doris as Kaye
  • Denise Gough as Mrs. Elliot


Principal photography on the film began on 25 September 2017 in London. The film is reportedly shot in Cornwall.

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