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Lily-Rose Depp's Character Is Based on a Real Person in 'The King' — The Movie Version Is Way More Badass Though


November 1 is a special day for English majors and history buffs: the Netflix original movie, The King, drops — and it looks really good. But you definitely don't need a degree in literature or history to enjoy it. 

The King, which is based on several plays by William Shakespeare called The Henriad trilogy, is about Henry V (Timothée Chalamet) a young prince who inherits the throne after his father dies. Under his rule, there is plenty of political drama, deceit, and turmoil as King Henry navigates his new role.