Netflix today released a teaser (below) for the upcoming Guy Ritchie crime drama series The Gentlemen, inspired by the original 2019 Miramax film which was directed and co-written by Ritchie. The teaser also reveals that Ray Winstone (King of Thieves, The Departed) will star in the series. Ray plays Bobby Glass, a career criminal from the East End of London who founded an industrial cannabis empire. Ritchie serves as creator, co-writer, executive producer, and directed the first two episodes. The series is set to release in March 2024.

Emmy-nominated The White Lotus 2 star Theo James plays The Duke of Halstead, Eddie Horniman, who finds himself embroiled in criminality after inheriting his father’s estate, and Kaya Scodelario (Crawl, The Pale Horse) plays Susie Glass, Bobby’s daughter who runs the day-to-day business of the empire.

The series also stars Daniel Ings (I Hate Suzie), Joely Richardson (Lady Chatterley’s Lover), Vinnie Jones (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels), Giancarlo Esposito (Better Call Saul), Chanel Cresswell (This is England), Michael Vu, Max Beesley (Hijack), Jasmine Blackborow (Marie Antoinette), Harry Goodwins (In His Hands: The Emergence), Dar Salim (The Covenant), Pearce Quigley (Detectorists), and Ruby Sear and Peter Serafinowicz (The Tick).

Logline: “The Gentlemen sees Eddie Horniman (Theo James) unexpectedly inherit his father’s sizable country estate – only to discover it’s part of a clandestine cannabis empire. Moreover, many unsavory characters from Britain’s criminal underworld want a piece of the operation. Determined to extricate his family from their clutches, Eddie tries to play the gangsters at their own game. However, as he gets sucked into the world of criminality, he begins to find a taste for it.”

Check out the teaser below.


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