Gemma Arterton Appreciated ‘King’s Man’s’ Light Approach To A Dark Period

Gemma Arterton as Polly in 20th Century Studios’ THE KING’S MAN. Photo Credit: Courtesy of 20th Century Studios. © 2020 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

The King’s Man isn’t just a prequel to the Kingsmen series — it goes back so far, it could be a prequel to a prequel to a prequel. In fact, the events of The King’s Man take place during World War I, a full century ago. Having the film set during that time period made it an extremely interesting experience for Gemma Arterton, especially since, as she says, it was a very dark time for the world, yet the film still finds a way to lighten things up in typical Kingsmen fashion. (Click on the media bar below to hear Gemma Arterton)

The King’s Man is now playing in theaters.

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