KAAMELOTT FILM. This is the French film event of the month of July, Kaamelott first installment arrives in mid-July and should delight fans of the cult series.
[Mis à jour le 29 juin 2021 à 12h55] The film Kaamelott, first part is arriving very soon in French theaters. The opportunity for Alexandre Astier to reveal for the first time an official poster for the feature film which is to launch a trilogy in the cinema whose objective is to conclude the Kaamelott saga started on M6 in the form of a pre-primetime shortcom. On the poster, we can see a hooded figure which is undoubtedly that of Arthur. The poster represents the desert but also the countryside of Brittany and finally the fortress of Kaamelott that King Arthur will try to take back from his rival Lancelot du Lac with the help of the knights who formed a Resistance against the tyrannical yoke of the new regent.
Just a month before its release date, the first film Kaamelott unveiled a first real trailer more than a year after a first video teaser. The opportunity for Alexandre Astier to reveal a little more (but not too much) on the feature film which must launch a trilogy of conclusion to the saga started on M6 in the form of shortcom before gaining in length and epic breath. Kaamelott, first part is a long-standing project by Alexandre Astier which, however, took 11 long years to see the light of day due to difficulties in raising the necessary budget for its creation. The film will finally be released on July 21, 2021, to the delight of fans of the saga. Find below the trailer of Kaamelott, first part.
This new trailer is also accompanied by a brand new synopsis that reveals a little more about the script, still very secret, of this long-awaited Kaamelott feature film of course. We learn in particular that Lancelot-du-Lac reigns as a tyrant over the kingdom of Logres with the help of his mercenaries. This dictatorship provokes the wrath of the Gods who recall Arthur Pendragon but also encourage resistance against Lancelot and his forces. It remains for Arthur to try to gather the rebels around the same banner in order to overthrow Lancelot and take back the castle of Kaamelott to pacify Brittany.
20 posters dedicated to the characters of Kaamelott, the film
In mid-June, around twenty posters for Kaamelott, the film, were unveiled on Alexandre Astier’s official Twitter account. Each of them was dedicated to a character who will have his place in the feature film Kaamelott, first part. We also discovered the faces of these characters, known or not to fans, as well as a quote attributed to them in the film. The opportunity for fans of the Kaamelott series to find the usual phrasing of Léodagan, Perceval or Karadoc but also to discover if some of them have changed during the ten years between season 6 of Kaamelott and the film. We’ve put these images together in the slideshow below.
Everything you need to know about the film Kaamelott
Directed by Alexandre Astier, Kaamelott first part is intended as a sequel to the humoristic-dramatico-historical series which has become cult on M6 but also the beginning of a final trilogy dedicated to the universe of Kaamelott. Short program born in 2005 on M6, Kaamelott has become a cult series in France. From a few humorous minutes, the series broke free from the codes of the format of the first seasons to become a real dramatic series broadcast in episodes of 40 to 50 minutes for its seasons 5 and 6. At the end of the broadcast on M6 of the sixth season, Alexandre Astier had promised fans that the continuation of the Kaamelott adventure would not take place on the small screen but in the cinema in what is planned to be a trilogy. Difficult to finance, this trilogy took almost eleven years to complete.
The first teaser of the film Kaamelott was posted on January 22, 2020, to the delight of fans of the series who have been waiting for the feature film for almost eleven years. In this short teaser, we can also see a good part of the actors who made the reputation of the Kaamelott saga: Perceval, Karadoc and Léodagan in the lead. Note however that Alexandre Astier does not appear as King Arthur just like Thomas Cousseau in Lancelot.
Kaamelott fans have been waiting for the release of the film promised by Alexandre Astier for 11 years now, the objective of which is to conclude his great work with a trilogy in the cinema. If the film was first released in French theaters in 2020, it has been postponed many times due to the pandemic. With the health situation improving, the feature film will finally be released on July 21, 2021 in French theaters.
After the revelation of about twenty posters each dedicated to a character from the saga present in the film Kaamelott, first part, many fans wondered about the presence of Audrey Fleurot alias the Lady of the Lake in the long -metering. These doubts were quickly dispelled by the actress during the Monte Carlo festival. Audrey Fleurot explains that she is “very happy to be part of it” but specifies that she only took part in the filming for “two days”. Its appearance should therefore be flash in Kaamelott, first part! The actress tells in any case that, on the set, she “found the atmosphere of the series. As in the great days, we were given the text to make-up … but with much more resources! It was funny! because the manufacturing process is exactly the same “as when the series was filmed.
In the trailer, we can discover the characters of the Kaamelott saga, such as Perceval, Karadoc or Léodagan, confirming their return to the film. Other familiar characters from the series are back, such as Dame Séli, Merlin and Venec. Among the many actors present in the video teaser, we can also see Christian Clavier who is resuming his role as jurisconsult but also Alain Chabat as Duke of Aquitaine. Antoine de Caunes is also part of the role of Dagonet. EIn addition to the usual faces of the series, we will also be able to discover for the first time new faces like that of Clovis Cornillac and Guillaume Gallienne as well as the singer Sting! This promises for the development of the gallery of characters from the Kaamelott saga who will add their name to the mythology of the series.