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Kit Harington: King Arthur in 'Arthur and Lancelot'!

Kit Harington: King Arthur in 'Arthur and Lancelot'!

Kit Harington has landed the lead role of King Arthur in the upcoming Warner Bros film Arthur and Lancelot, according to Variety!

The 24-year-old Game of Thrones actor will begin filming the piece sometime in early 2012. The Killing‘s Joel Kinniman is set to play Lancelot, with David Dobkin serving as writer, director, and producer.

Kit and Joel were reportedly the two frontrunners for the roles. Kit beat out his Game of Thrones co-star Richard Maddon as well as Sam Claflin for the coveted part.

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  • ren

    jon snow.. <3

  • Delilah

    It’s odd to see a picture of him all dressed up! I think he is a wonderful actor. I hope he will branch out and do a lot more movies.

  • sami

    It’s Richard Madden not Maddon..

  • Elin

    its Joel Kinnaman, not Kinniman!

  • Mark

    It’s Joel Kinnaman, not Kinniman.

  • Isadora

    Richard Madden, not Richard Maddon

  • Isadora

    And by the way, congrats Kit! he’s a wonderful actor

  • yay!

    Good for him!
    But winter is coming….

  • ingrid

    He’ll do great !!

  • Mari

    wow! Congrats!
    I love Kit :)

  • fitz

    i love this “bastard” ! Yay! :p

  • Me

    Yay! Go Kit!

  • Hen-reeh-ah

    Winter will arrive APRIL 2012 !!!!

    Jon Snow has left the wall!!! Will he find his little sister??

    GAME OF THRONES…and Tyrian Lannister..Peter Dinklage..AWESOME!

  • jamie

    LOVE HIM!

  • I love Kit

    YEY! Great job Kit! I’ll support you all the way! I love you! <3<3<3