Matthew McConaughey will also star.
Henry Golding, Kate Beckinsale and Matthew McConaughey are set to star in Guy Ritchie’s new feature Toff Guys.
Ritchie and Marn Davies wrote the script that explores the collision between European “old money” and the modern marijuana industry. It follows a British drug lord attempting to cash out on his highly profitable empire by selling it off to a dynasty of Oklahoma billionaires.
The movie will see Ritchie returning to his grittier roots (a la Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels) after a foray into family filmmaking with Disney’s live-action Aladdin.
Miramax picked up the project at Cannes for $30 million after the company secured a five-year, multi-bank revolving credit facility of $300 million.
Production is set to start this fall in England.
Golding, repped by Paradigm, Megan Silverman and Stone Genow, has had a breakout summer with the release of Crazy Rich Asians and Paul Feig’s A Simple Favor. He is also set for Feig’s next feature, Universal’s Last Christmas.
Beckinsale, who recently signed on for Charlie Day’s directorial debut El Tonto, is with UTA and Hansen Jacobson.
McConaughey, who will next be seen in Harmony Korine’s Beach Bum, is repped by CAA and Morris Yorn.