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01 November 2019 14:37

The King was directed by David Michôd and stars Timothée Chalamet and Robert Pattinson.

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The countdown to Christmas begins with 66 brand new titles on Netflix UK this week. There's something for everyone, with some exciting brand new Originals, added to the UK library. Here's what's new on Netflix Uk this week for November 1st, 2019. After the success of Outlaw King, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Netflix has invested further into period pieces. Becoming only the fourth on-screen adaptation of the Henriad play, The King could be the best one yet.

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The King was directed by David Michôd and stars Timothée Chalamet and Robert Pattinson. 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 One of the most famous martial artists of all time, Bruce Lee had one of his most iconic performances in Enter the Dragon. A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover. After debuting in July, anime fans flocked in their droves to watch Kengan Ashura on Netflix.

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