Guy Ritchie Is On Board To Produce A Series Adaptation Of His 2019 Film the gentlemen, starring Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Colin Farrell and more. Filming is underway, so here’s what we know so far about Netflix’s upcoming series.
As revealed by Deadline, Ritchie will direct the first two episodes of the series and is working on the series under his production company Toff Guy Films. The prolific director also co-wrote the first episode with Matthew Read (Curfew, Peaky Blinders🇧🇷 Ritchie Executive Produces the gentlemen alongside Ivan Atkinson, Marn Davies and Bill Block, his fellow producers on the film.
Marc Helwig is executive producer for Miramax TV; Will Gould and Matthew Read will produce for Moonage.
With this Netflix deal, the gentlemen will come full circle as it was originally released as a TV series before turning into a feature film.
Here’s everything we know about Netflix the gentlemen🇧🇷
What is the plot of the gentlemen🇧🇷
the gentlemen The film follows American expatriate Mickey Pearson (Matthew McConaughey), who has built a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. When word gets out that he’s trying to cash in on the business for good, it unleashes plots, schemes, bribery, and blackmail to steal his domain from him.
The Gentlemen synopsis is taken from IMDb;
The series follows Eddie Halstead, who has inherited his father’s sizable estate only to discover he’s at the top of a marijuana empire owned by the legendary Mickey Pearson. Does this honest soldier have what it takes to master the dark arts of the British criminal underworld and take control of the entire operation?
IT IS the gentlemen movie on Netflix?
Many regions are broadcasting the gentlemen at the time of publication. Regions currently streaming the film include:
- Netflix UK
- Netflix Canada
- Netflix Australia
- Netflix South Korea
- & most.
We also have good news for those in the United States. Netflix US is scheduled to receive the film on May 1, 2022.
The Gentlemen arrives on Netflix US May 1, 2022! pic.twitter.com/Y9vpeoQyT3
— What’s on Netflix (@whatonnetflix) April 3, 2022
who is released the gentlemen🇧🇷
Joining the cast of The Gentleman are;
Divergent Actor Theo James takes on the role of Eddie Halstead. James has starred in several Netflix originals in voice roles for series such as Castlevania as Hector and The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf as young Vesemir.
Kaya Scodelario recently starred in the rebooted Resident Evil movie as Claire Redfield, but is best known for starring in the Maze Runner trilogy and in the fifth installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. Scodelario will play Susie Glass.
Joel Richarson was cast as Lady Sabrina, meanwhile, former football player turned actor vinnie jones was cast as Geoff Seacombe. Daniel English will play the role of what we presume is Eddie’s brother, Freddy Halstead. Alexis Rodney was cast in the role of Stevens.
Finally, in nameless roles, Breaking Bad and Better call Saul Star Giancarlo Esposito was released, along with Peter Serafinowicz🇧🇷
Will the film’s original cast return to their roles?
The original film starred Matthew McConaughey, Colin Farrell, Charlie Hunnam, Henry Golding, Jeremy Strong, Michelle Dockery and Hugh Grant. All of these big stars could return, but none have been confirmed so far.
What’s also possible is a partial return, where we’d see maybe one or two original actors, but not all.
How many episodes will there be the gentlemen🇧🇷
We can now confirm that the series will run for a total of eight episodes, with Guy Ritchie set to direct an unconfirmed number of them.
What is the production status of the gentlemen🇧🇷
Official production status: filming (last updated: 10/11/2022)
In our last update, we reported that filming was scheduled to start in November 2022. Filming officially started on November 7, 2022. According to our sources, filming is not expected to end until May 10, 2023.
Filming is taking place in London, UK.
What is the Netflix release date for the gentlemen🇧🇷
Netflix has not announced any dates for The gentlemen.
Still, currently shooting through May 2023, we’re hoping for a late 2023 release date at the earliest. But an early 2024 release is more realistic.
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