Three directors. Three movies. Hooray for gainful Hollywood employment!

Variety reports that Guy Ritchie, hot off the success of 'Sherlock Holmes,' has been tapped by Warner Bros. to direct a film about King Arthur, with 'Trainspotting' screenwriter John Hodge set to pen the script. The project is said to be a re-imagining of the legend of Arthur, with the key source material being Thomas Mallory's 'Le Morte d'Arthur,' published in 1485 as a compilation of French and English tales.

Warner Bros. is determined to hold on to Ritchie after 'Sherlock Holmes' grossed over $470 million worldwide. The studio had originally attached him to direct 'Lobo,' an adaptation of the DC comics series about an alien bounty hunter, before 'Holmes' became a hit.
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