The Gentlemen - press release

MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY, CHARLIE HUNNAM,  

AND HUGH GRANT LEAD AN ALL-STAR CAST IN GUY RITCHIE’S STRIKING TALE OF DECEIT AND CORRUPTION 

 

THE GENTLEMEN 

 

FEATURING EXCITING BONUS CONTENT TAKING VIEWERS DEEPER INTO THIS THRILLING ACTION-COMEDY 

 

AVAILABLE NOW ON DIGITAL AND ON DEMAND  

 4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAY™ AND DVD ON APRIL 21, 2020 

FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT 

 

“HUGELY ENTERTAINING” - Chris HunneysettDaily Mirror 

 

Universal City, California, April 3, 2020  Get lit in the stylish ensemble caper, THE GENTLEMEN, a star-studded, sophisticated action-comedy written and directed by Guy Ritchie (Sherlock HolmesSnatch). This engaging and unpredictablfilm is available now on Digital, lighting up on On Demand April 14, 2020 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD on April 21, 2020, from STXfilms and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Set in the underworld cannabis industry in LondonRitchie makes a grand return to his signature, kinetic style, enthralling and surprising audiences with every scenemade even more dynamic by the performances of its star-powered ensemble cast. The home release includes exclusive bonus content bringing audiences deeper into the provocative world of the film 

 

THE GENTLEMEN follows American expat Mickey Pearson (Matthew McConaugheyDallas Buyers Club), who built a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. When word gets out that he’s looking to cash out of the business forever, it triggers plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his lucrative domain out from under him. 

 

Featuring an all-star cast, THE GENTLEMEN stars Oscar® winner McConaughey, alongside Charlie Hunnam (Pacific Rim, “Sons of Anarchy”), Golden Globe® nominee Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey, “Good Behavior”), Golden Globe® winner Colin Farrell (The Lobster, In Bruges), Henry Golding (A Simple Favor, Crazy Rich Asians), Golden Globe® winner Hugh Grant (The Man From U.N.C.L.E., Love Actually), Jeremy Strong (“Succession,” Molly’s Game) and Eddie Marsan (Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & ShawAtomic Blonde). 

 

BONUS FEATURES EXCLUSIVE TO 4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAYTM, DVD & DIGITAL: 

  • Behind-the-Scenes of THE GENTLEMEN – Get up close with the talented cast of THE GENTLEMEN as they give an inside look at the making of the film and share their experiences working with legendary director Guy Ritchie. 
  • Best Gentlemanly Quips – A selection of some of the funniest lines from THE GENTLEMEN that spotlights the witty writing behind the film.  
  • Glossary of Cannabis – Viewers are given a fun educational montage highlighting the numerous nicknames of Marijuana shown throughout the film. 
  • Photo Gallery 

 

THE GENTLEMEN will be available on 4K Ultra HD in a combo pack which includes 4K Ultra HD Blu-rayTM, Blu-rayTM and Digital. The 4K Ultra HD will include all bonus features on the Blu-rayTM disc. 

  • 4K Ultra HD is the ultimate movie watching experience. 4K Ultra HD features the combination of 4K resolution for four times sharper picture than HD, the color brilliance of High Dynamic Range (HDR) with immersive audio delivering a multidimensional sound experience. 
  • Blu-rayTM unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound. 
  • Digital lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download. 

 

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FILMMAKERS: 

Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Henry Golding, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong, Eddie Marsan with Colin Farrell and Hugh Grant 

Casting by: LucindSyson  

Music Composed by: Christopher Benstead 

Make-up and Hair Designer: Christine Blundell  

Edited by: James Herbert 

Costume Designer: Michael Wilkinson 

Production Designer: Gemma Jackson  

Director of Photography: Alan Stewart 

Co-Producer: Max Keene 

Executive Producers: Bob Osher, Matthew Anderson, Andrew Golov, Alan Wands, Robert Simonds, Adam Fogelson  

Produced by: Guy Ritchie, Ivan Atkinson, Bill Block  

Story by: Guy Ritchie, Ivan Atkinson & Marn Davies 

Screenplay by: Guy Ritchie  

Directed by: Guy Ritchie 

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION – 4K ULTRA HD: 

Street Date: April 21, 2020 

Selection Number:  64211369 

Running Time: 1 hour, 53 minutes 

Layers: BD-66 

Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 16:9 2.39:1 

Video: 2160p UHD HDR10 Widescreen 2.39:1 

Rating: Rated R for violence, language throughout, sexual references and drug content 

Sound: English Dolby Atmos, English Dolby Digital 2.0 

Language/Subtitles: English SDH and Latin American Spanish Subtitles 

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAYTM: 

Street Date: April 21, 2020 

Selection Number: 64209711 

Running Time: 1 hour, 53 minutes 

Layers: BD-50 

Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 16:9 2.39:1 

Rating: Rated R for violence, language throughout, sexual references and drug content 

Sound: English Dolby Atmos, English Dolby Digital 2.0 

Language/Subtitles: English SDH and Latin American Spanish Subtitles  

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD: 

Street Date: April 21, 2020 

Selection Number: 64209710 

Running Time: 1 hour, 53 minutes 

Layers: DVD 9 

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 16:9 2.39:1 

Rating: Rated R for violence, language throughout, sexual references and drug content 

Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1, English Dolby Digital 2.0 

Language/Subtitles: English SDH and Latin American Spanish Subtitles 

 

About STX Entertainment 

STX Entertainment is a global, next-generation media company whose mission is to unlock the value of the direct connection stars have with their fans through the development, financing, production, marketing and distribution of film, television, VR, digital video, music and live entertainment content.  It is the industry leader in transforming beyond traditional platform-driven content to creating talent-driven enterprises. 

 

The company is led by accomplished businessman and entrepreneur Robert Simonds. Investors include the global private investment firm TPG Growth; Hony Capital, a leading private equity firm in China; PCCW, Southeast Asia's largest Internet and cable services provider; Tencent Holdings, China's leading provider of online products and services; Liberty Global, the world’s largest distribution platform; Dominic Ng, Chairman of East West Bank; New Enterprise Associates (NEA); DNS Capital (representing the business interests of Gigi Pritzker and her immediate family); and Beau Wrigley, former Chairman and CEO of the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, among others.  With these strategic relationships, the company is uniquely positioned to maximize the impact of content worldwide, with direct passage into the China market. 

 

For more information, please visit http://www.stxentertainment.com. 

 

About Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 

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