‘The Gentlemen’ TV Series Directed by Guy Ritchie in the Works from Miramax TV

A television series based on Guy Ritchie’s 2019 “The Gentlemen” action-comedy film is in the works.

Deadline reported that Ritchie will direct, write, and executive produce the upcoming series from Miramax TV.

Ivan Atkinson and Marv Davies, who produced the 2019 film, are on board to executive produce.Plot details weren’t provided by the publication but the original film centered on marijuana kingpin Mickey Pearson (played by Matthew McConaughey) and his efforts to divest himself from his criminal business, resulting in a variety of plotting and blackmail attempts from his would-be successors.Casting details for the series are also under wraps.

The 2019 “The Gentlemen” film starred McConaughey alongside Charlie Hunnam, Henry Golding, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong, Eddie Marsan, and Hugh Grant, among others.“Miramax Television is thrilled to break new creative ground in our partnership with Guy Ritchie on ‘The Gentlemen,’” Marc Helwig, Miramax’s head of worldwide television, said in a statement.

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