Alexis Rodney Joins Guy Ritchie’s Netflix Series ‘The Gentlemen’ – The Hollywood Reporter
Brit Alexis Rodney’s Rising Star, Seen in Guardians of the Galaxy, Outlander and coming soon Dungeons and Dragons film (with Regé-Jean Page and Chris Pine), participated GentlemanGuy Ritchie’s Netflix series inspired by his own 2019 action comedy Miramax, The Hollywood Reporter have learned.
Rodney – who recently filmed a dark comedy Young gunman – joined a cast of actors led by Theo James (White Lotus), and also includes Giancarlo Esposito (It’s better to call Saul), Kaya Scodelario (Collect information), Daniel Ings (I hate Suzie), Joely Richardson (Lady Chatterley’s Lover), Peter Serafinowicz (Tick) and Vinnie Jones (Lock, Stock and two potions).
In a story closely linked to the movie 2019 Gentleman and set in the same world, the eight-part series will follow James’ character, Eddie Horniman, who inherits his father’s enormous fortune only to discover that it sits on top of a grass farm largest rabies in Europe.
The series is currently filming in the UK, with Ritchie directing the first two episodes. Ritchie created Gentleman and co-wrote the pilot with Matthew Read, and executive produced with Marn Davies, Ivan Atkinson, Marc Helwig for Miramax TV, and Will Gould and Frith Tiplady for Moonage Pictures. Hugh Warren is the producer of the series.
The original film, starring Matthew McConaughey, Hugh Grant, Charlie Hunnam, Michelle Dockery, Colin Farrell, Jeremy Strong, and Henry Golding, was a huge box office success, grossing over $115 million on a 22 budget budget. millions of dollars.
Rodney is represented by Identity Agency Group and Grandview.