Postponed due to the pandemic, the film from the Alexandre Astier series should find its audience this summer, if theaters reopen by then.
A little hope for the fans of Alexandre Astier. The first opus of the trilogy Kaamelott will finally be released in theaters on July 21, 2020. Société nouvelle de distribution (SND), a subsidiary of the M6 group, has just announced the news on its Twitter account. The highly anticipated feature film was first slated for October 2020, before being brought forward to July of the same year. But given the scale of the pandemic, the film was finally postponed to November, then postponed indefinitely. If this new release date is not subject to change, Kaamelott: First Stream will finally be unveiled to the general public almost a year after initial forecasts.
According to the first trailers, we will find the cult characters of the M6 series, Arthur, Leodagan Perceval, Karadoc, Lancelot, as well as guests well known to fans: Antoine de Caulnes, Alain Chabat, or even Christian Clavier. The English singer Sting is also in the cast, for a role still kept secret.
Recently, director Alexandre Astier gave some details about the plot facing the King of the Bretons. “ Ten years have passed (since the end of season 6, Editor’s note), and Lancelot is mad, drunk with the desire to find Arthur and his knights. A witch hunt is organized. As such, he spends all the money of the kingdom by paying Saxon mercenaries “, He explained in an interview with the magazine Historia . The ambitious project is already shaping up to be one of the unmissable events for the reopening of dark rooms.