The Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels filmmaker have inked with WME.
In the wake of creating his characteristic directorial debut in 1998 with that gangster movie, Guy Ritchie made a quick title onscreen along with his kinetic, whiplash fashion. While he continued to make tentpole fare for the Hollywood studios, he’s continued to return to the style in which he’s made his title.
Recently, Ritchie shot an untitled action-thriller, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, which STX bought to MGM and Amazon. His subsequent theatrical launch, STX’s Operation Fortune: Ruse de guerre, which he wrote, directed and government-produced, reps one other reteam for the filmmaker with Jason Statham. That collaboration started on Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and continued in such crime motion pics as Snatch, Revolver and Wrath of Man.
Operation Fortune: Rise de Guerre follows Statham as particular agent Orson Fortune and his crew of operatives as they recruit one among Hollywood’s greatest film stars to assist them on an undercover mission after the sale of a lethal new weapons expertise threatens to disrupt the world order. Aubrey Plaza and Hugh Grant additionally star. The pic will hit theatres later this yr.
Ritchie is famous for his highest-grossing film ever in the field of the workplace with Disney’s live-action take of Aladdin in 2019 which grossed $1.05 billion; a pic he directed in addition to co-writing. His two Sherlock Holmes motion pictures for Warner Bros, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law, collectively reaped $1.068 billion.
Other Ritchie characteristics directing credit embrace The Man From U.N.C.L.E., King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, The Gentlemen and RockNRolla.
On the tv facet, Netflix is in negotiations to greenlight a sequence adaptation of Ritchie’s 2020 movie The Gentlemen. Ritchie co-wrote the pilot script, will direct the primary two episodes and function EP on the sequence.
In the model area, Ritchie has earned quite a few accolades and awards for his directorial and writing work for corporations like BMW, H&M and Nike, for which he received a Gold Lion at the Cannes International Advertising Festival.
Ritchie continues to be represented by lawyer Matthew Saver. The filmmaker was beforehand with CAA.