David Beckham is one of the protagonists of the film King Arthur: the legend of Excalibur, but his performance in the film left many people perplexed.
David Beckham can do everything or almost: of course footballer, but also good friend of his son , the heart of man with UNICEF and Good Samaritan for old ladies . Led by his friend, film director Guy Ritchie , he also played in UNCLE – UNCLE code and it is in the cast of the film King Arthur: The Legend of Excalibur . He plays Chief Blackleg, a seasoned soldier – his concrete abs must have helped him – who stands amazed at the moment when King Arthur takes out the mythical Excalibur sword from the stone in which it was stuck.
“My role is pretty small in this and I have one or two lines,” Beckham says in a video posted to his Instagram.
Telegraph film critic Robbie Collin wrote in his review of the filmthat Beckham’s cameo goes on for “line after forehead-slapping line”, joking that the former footballer “shows just about enough dramatic range to have played the stone the sword got stuck in.”
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Several of them have been very critical of David Beckham. He showed a few weeks ago his head disfigured for the needs of the film , but according to the Daily Mail , he did not manage to disentangle his London accent to incarnate with likelihood his character supposed to have lived in 5th century. And a lot of twittos think it’s not up to par: ” It’s the worst scene I’ve ever seen, ” says a surfer, while several others believe that the director should have Choose a professional actor for this role. To the defense of David Beckham, this excerpt lasts less than a minute. He may be more convincing in the other 126 minutes of the film.