Video: In order to differentiate it from the countless other Robin Hood adaptations, Lionsgate decided to go in a decidedly more modern direction for director Otto Bathurst’s upcoming movie starring Taron Egerton and Jamie Foxx. Sort of.
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The first in the sea of Robin Hood movies that are on the way, Otto Bathurst's Robin Hood, starring Kingsman's Taron Egerton, has dropped its first trailer. And honestly, for all the changes to the setting and style you'd usually expect, the biggest concern we have is that... for a guy known for using a bow and arrow, he seems like he sucks at it?
New photos are out for the latest iteration of the classic (and public domain!) story of Robin Hood. The 2018 version, directed by Otto Bathurst, promises to be a "gritty" retelling of the traditional tale... complete with assault rifle-esque bows and Ben Mendelsohn as the Sheriff of Nottingham, whose wardrobe is straight out of a space opera.
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Much like King Arthur and The Wizard of Oz, the tale of Robin Hood is one that Hollywood will never put aside for long. An origin story starring Taran Egerton and Ben Mendelsohn is due in March 2018, and now there's another Robin Hood tale in the mix, powered by a big star and a big story twist.