The Gentlemen (2020 film)

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The Gentlemen
Directed byGuy Ritchie
Produced byGuy Ritchie
Written byIvan Atkinson
Marn Davies
Guy Ritchie
StarringCharlie Hunnam
Henry Golding
Michelle Dockery
Colin Farrell
Hugh Grant
Matthew McConaughey
CinematographyAlan Stewart
Edited by
Distributed bySTX Entertainment
Release date
  • January 24, 2020 (2020-01-24) (United States)
CountryUnited States

The Gentlemen (formerly known as Toff Guys and Bush[1]) is an upcoming 2020 crime comedy film directed by Guy Ritchie, from a screenplay by Ivan Atkinson, Marn Davies, and Ritchie. The film stars Charlie Hunnam, Henry Golding, Michelle Dockery, Colin Farrell, Hugh Grant, and Matthew McConaughey.

The Gentlemen is scheduled to be released on January 24, 2020, by STX Entertainment.


A British drug lord tries to sell off his highly profitable marijuana empire to a dynasty of Oklahoma billionaires.[2]



It was announced in May 2018 that Guy Ritchie would be directing and writing a film that would be in the same spirit as Ritchie’s earlier films Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch. The project was unveiled at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, where Miramax acquired the distribution rights.[3][4] Filming was expected to begin in October.[5] In October, Matthew McConaughey, Kate Beckinsale, Henry Golding and Hugh Grant were cast,[6][7] with Jeremy Strong, Jason Wong and Colin Farrell joining in November. Michelle Dockery also joined, replacing Beckinsale in her role.[8][9][10] In December 2018, Lyne Renée joined the cast of the film.[11]


Principal photography began in November 2018.[12] Filming locations included West London Film Studios.


In February 2019, STX Entertainment acquired distribution rights to the film.[13] It is scheduled to be released on January 24, 2020.[14]


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  4. ^ Jr, Mike Fleming; Jr, Mike Fleming (May 9, 2018). "Freshly Recapitalized Miramax Lands $30M+ World Rights Deal For Guy Ritchie's 'Toff Guys'".
  5. ^ "Guy Ritchie's Gangster Flick 'Toff Guys' Could Have Cameras Rolling By Next Month". September 2, 2018.
  6. ^ Kroll, Justin; Kroll, Justin (October 10, 2018). "Matthew McConaughey to Star in Guy Ritchie's 'Toff Guys' With Kate Beckinsale, Henry Golding (EXCLUSIVE)".
  7. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony; D'Alessandro, Anthony (November 1, 2018). "Hugh Grant Joins Guy Ritchie's 'Toff Guys' Gang".
  8. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony; D'Alessandro, Anthony (November 7, 2018). "Jeremy Strong To Play Pot Kingpin In Guy Ritchie's 'Toff Guys' Gangster Pic".
  9. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony; D'Alessandro, Anthony (November 16, 2018). "Guy Ritchie's 'Toff Guys' Adds Jason Wong".
  10. ^ "Colin Farrell Joins Matthew McConaughey in Guy Ritchie's 'Toff Guys' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter.
  11. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (December 13, 2018). "Guy Ritchie's 'Toff Guys' Taps Lyne Renee". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 13, 2018.
  12. ^ Daniels, Nia (November 13, 2018). "Guy Ritchie movie starts London filming". The Knowledge Online. Retrieved November 13, 2018.
  13. ^ Wiseman, Andreas (February 21, 2019). "STX Punches For Guy Ritchie Crime-Comedy 'Bush' In Splashy $7M Deal, EFM 2019's Biggest". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 21, 2019.
  14. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (August 2, 2019). "After Denial, STX Moves 'Playmobil' From August 30 To December 6". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 2, 2019.

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