After the success of Guy Ritchie’s film, the universe of “The Gentlemen” will return in the form of a series on Netflix. The filmmaker will handle the writing and production of the show, while actor Theo James will take on the leading role.
The Gentlemen : the return to form of Guy Ritchie
Guy Ritchie had not found such critical success from Snap. In February 2020, the director of sherlock holmes and Aladdin sign his eleventh film with The Gentlemen. The opportunity for him to return to his first love: gangster movies. With The Gentlementhe British director surrounds himself with a four star cast with notably Matthew McConaughey, Hugh Grant, Charlie Hunnam, and Colin Farrell as headliners.
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The Gentlemen receives upon leaving very positive reviews. And the work is simply placed like one of the best films of Guy Ritchie’s career with Snap and Scams, Crimes and Botanicals. On the box office side, The Gentlemen brought in more than $115 million in revenue worldwide, for a budget of 22 million dollars. Following this success, Netflix decided to embark on the production of a spin-off serieswhich will follow the feature film.
Theo James featured
According varietythe series has just been officially ordered by Netflix. According to the American media, Theo James will play Eddie Halstead, a character who inherits the fortune of his recently deceased father. He then realizes that his newly acquired kingdom is part of mickey pearson’s empire, the character played by Matthew McConaughey in Guy Ritchie’s film. He will therefore have to learn the tricks of the trade so as not to be swallowed up by the cannabis industry.
always according to varietyGuy Ritchie will take care of the scenario, the production and even of the making of this spin-off series. He will be supported by Matthew Read as co-writer and executive producer via Moonage Pictures. The Miramax company, who had produced the film, is also involved. Casting side, we do not know, for the moment, if the actors of The Gentlemen will return to the TV show.
At present, only Theo James is confirmed. This 37-year-old British actor began his career in the early 2010s in Underworld: New Era and in the saga Divergent (in the role of “four”). Since then, we have been able to see him in films like State treason, How it ends or Associated scammers. So far, this series The Gentlemen does not yet have a title or release date on Netflix.