David Beckham takes on first Hollywood role

London, June 13 (IANS) Former footballer David Beckham is taking on his first Hollywood role in Guy Ritchie’s upcoming medieval epic “King Arthur”.

Beckham will be donning armour for a small part during the famous ‘sword in the stone’ scene, where Arthur manages to pull the mythical Excalibur from a rock, thus proving his right to be king, reports dailystar.co.uk.

However, this won’t be the first time the pair have worked together. Ritchie directed the former England captain in an advertisement for clothing brand H&M back in 2013.

Beckham will be joint a stellar cast for the film, including Charlie Hunnam as Arthur and Jude Law as Vortigern. Eric Bana is taking on the role of Uther Pendragon while Djimon Hounsou plays Sir Bedivere.

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