Hal, wayward prince and reluctant heir to the English throne, has turned his back on royal life and is living among the people. But when his tyrannical father dies, Hal is crowned King Henry V and is forced to embrace the life he had previously tried to escape. Now the young king must navigate the palace politics, chaos and war his father left behind, and the emotional strings of his past life - including his relationship with his closest friend and mentor, the aging alcoholic knight, John FALSTAFF.The King is an upcoming epic directed by David MICHÔD and screenplayed by MICHÔD and Joel EDGERTON who plays John FALSTAFF. One of hottest rising stars of today, Timothée CHALAMET gives another powerful performance as Hal. The, King, the Neflix’s ambitious epic was world premiere at the Venice Film Festival 2019.
David MICHÔD is an Australian film director and screenwriter known for his films Animal Kingdom (2010), The Rover (2014), and War Machine (2017) and for co-writing and executive producing the TV series Catch-22 MICHÔD’s 2010 debut feature film Animal Kingdom was awarded the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.