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Timothée Chalamet and Robert Pattinson cast in The King, Netflix version of Henry IV

Robert Pattinson will play The Dauphin in the upcoming Netflix film

Timothée Chalamet
Timothée Chalamet
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Robert Pattinson and Timothée Chalamet have been cast as The Dauphin and Prince Hal respectively in the upcoming Netflix adaptation of Henry IV PI, Henry IV PII and Henry V.

Written by Joel Edgerton and David Michôd, The King will be released in 2019 and filming begins in the UK on June 1. David Michôd will also direct.

Joining Pattinson and Chalamet will be Edgerton as Falstaff, Ben Mendelsohn as King Henry IV, Lily-Rose Depp as Princess Catherine, Sean Harris as William, Tom Glynn-Carney as Hotspur and Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie as Philippa.

The film will be produced by Plan B with Porchlight Films' Liz Watts, Edgerton and Michôd. Henry V and Henry IV PI and II are Shakespeare's history plays which tell the story the Kings of England and the battles they fight between 1402 and 1415.