Rising Brit star Alexis Rodney, seen in Guardians of the Galaxy, Outlander and the upcoming Dungeons and Dragons movie (alongside Regé-Jean Page and Chris Pine), has joined The Gentlemen, Guy Ritchie’s Netflix collection impressed by his personal 2019 Miramax motion comedy, The Hollywood Reporter has realized.
Rodney — who lately shot darkish comedy Young Gun — joins an ensemble solid led by Theo James (The White Lotus), and likewise together with Giancarlo Esposito (Better Call Saul), Kaya Scodalerio (Crawl), Daniel Ings (I Hate Suzie), Joely Richardson (Lady Chatterley’s Lover), Peter Serafinowicz (The Tick) and Vinnie Jones (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels).
In a narrative intently linked to the 2019 movie The Gentlemen and set in the identical world, the collection will comply with James’ character Eddie Horniman, who inherits his father’s sizeable property solely to find that it’s sitting on high of the largest weed farm in Europe.
Filming on the collection is now underway within the U.Ok., with Ritchie directing the primary two episodes. Ritchie created The Gentlemen and co-wrote the pilot with Matthew Read, and likewise government produces together with Marn Davies, Ivan Atkinson, Marc Helwig for Miramax TV, and Will Gould and Frith Tiplady for Moonage Pictures. Hugh Warren is the collection’ producer.
The authentic movie, starring Matthew McConaughey, Hugh Grant, Charlie Hunnam, Michelle Dockery, Colin Farrell, Jeremy Strong and Henry Golding was a serious field workplace hit, incomes in extra of $115 million on a price range of $22 million.
Rodney is represented by the Identity Agency Group and Grandview.