Guy Ritchie responds to criticism over David Beckham's 'King Arthur' cameo

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

London [UK], May 12 (ANI): Much has been written about David Beckham's acting debut in 'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword'. But, Director Guy Ritchie while talking to Sky News defended Beckham's performance and called him "fantastic". The 48-year-old director stated, "He was fantastic, I love old Becksy. He is a fabulous actor and a real pleasure to be with." When asked about what potential he sees in the former footballer, when it comes to acting he said, "I don't know yet, one step at a time." The 'Sons of Anarchy' fame Charlie Hunnam, who plays the titular role also praised Beckham's performance and said that he took his role very seriously. "It was lovely [working with Beckham], he did an amazing job. He is very quiet and humble and serious. I thought it was a lark, I thought he was just going to show up for a laugh because he is Guy's friend, but he took it all very, very seriously," he noted. 'King of Arthur: Legend of the Sword' has generally garnered negative reviews from the critics and the audiences. The film currently holds an 18 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes. (ANI)