Andy Serkis Boards The Family-Friendly Witcher Wagon In The Letter For The King Teaser
Netflix is leaning hard into this medieval fantasy thing. The first teaser is out for The Letter for the King, a series that stars Andy Serkis and His Dark Materials‘ Amir Wilson in a tale about a young hero of “ancient prophecy” rising up against a warlord and uniting all the realms. Stop me if you’ve heard this one.
In the first teaser trailer, revealed by Entertainment Weekly, we hear a
Serkis plays the Mayor of Mistrinaut, the scheming leader of a town that’s fallen on hard times, conspiring with his equally scheming daughter Lavinia (played by Serkis’ real-life daughter Ruby Serkis). The whole thing looks pretty silly and nothing in the teaser makes sense (except for the fact that it’s trying to ride the coattails of The Witcher), but you know what: A bit of harmless family-friendly fun set in Medieval times is…fine. Stupid, but fine. This is coming from someone who saw A Kid in King Arthur’s Court in theatres.
The Letter for the King arrives on March 20.
Editor’s Note: This article has the US release date. We will update this article as soon as possible with an Australian release date, if available.