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Snowdonia's starring role in Hollywood King Arthur film

Capel Curig Image copyright Geograph/Keith Evans
Image caption Capel Curig is one of several locations that will feature in the Hollywood film

Snowdonia's renowned natural beauty is to play a starring role in a Hollywood film featuring Jude Law.

Filming for Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur will begin on Monday and last for six days, Snowdonia National Park Authority has confirmed.

The Guy Ritchie film will star Charlie Hunnam as King Arthur and Jude Law as the villain Vortigern.

Velocity Productions will be filming in and around Capel Curig, Nant Gwynant and Pen y Gwryd.

Meanwhile, Bangor University has just extended its archive about Arthur after Flintshire council donated its Arthurian Collection.

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Image caption Jude Law will play villain Vortigern in Guy Ritchie's Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur
Image copyright Geograph/Stephen Elwyn Roddick
Image caption Pen y Gwryd will feature in the film
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Image caption The Nant Gwynant valley will also provide a backdrop for the latest King Arthur film

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