“I was meeting with lots of actors for the lead role and Dev was recommended,” said Lowery.
“I thought he’s going to look really cool, carrying a sword, wearing armour and riding a horse. And I just was so taken with that image that I got hooked on the idea.”
“I was like, if I cast him, I could have this character do anything and the audience will be on his side because they want him to succeed and want him to do the right thing and persevere because Dev himself is just that type of person.”
The new poster, resplendent in yellow and red, features a stark image of Gawain holding an axe aloft to the sky with what looks to be a battle cry.
The Green Knight releases in theatres on July 30.
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