EntertainmentGuy Ritchie's 2024 gift: 'Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare', with Henry Cavill in lead role

Guy Ritchie's 2024 gift: 'Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare', with Henry Cavill in lead role

Henry Cavill in the trailer for Guy Ritchie's film "The Ministry Of Ungentlemanly Warfare"
Henry Cavill in the trailer for Guy Ritchie's film "The Ministry Of Ungentlemanly Warfare"
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5:33 AM EST, January 31, 2024, updated: 4:36 AM EST, March 7, 2024

In 2023 alone, Ritchie, the distinctively British director who kick-started his career with classics like "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels" and "Snatch" at the end of last century, graced the silver screen with two films; "Wrath of Man", an action comedy with an all-star cast including Jason Statham, Aubrey Plaza, Hugh Grant, and Josh Hartnett — and "Ambulance", an Afghanistan war-related thriller featuring Jake Gyllenhaal. And now, the trailer for his most recent project has surfaced online.

What we know about the movie "The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare"

Ritchie's latest cinematic effort is intriguingly titled "The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare", which amusingly rhymes with his second project in the series "Gentlemen". This anticipated sequel to the 2019 hit movie — featuring Matthew McConaughey, Jeremy Strong, Colin Farrell, and Hugh Grant — will premiere in March 2024. Fans of the director are sure to be thrilled.

Just like it's predecessor, "The Ministry" boasts a formidable cast. DC films' Superman and ardent "The Witcher" fan, Henry Cavill, graces the starring role. The forthcoming Matthew Vaughn film — "Argylle – The Secret Spy", where Cavill features alongside an ensemble cast comprised of Sam Rockwell, John Cena, Bryan Cranston, Ariana DeBose, Samuel L. Jackson, and Dua Lipa — is set to hit theaters soon.

The trailer showcases Cavill's extraordinary acting prowess - he is first seen with eyes wide open and a teasingly protruded tongue, hinting at the exciting plot. The actor's substantial transformation for the role is apparent.

This film can be best described as a true story of a highly skilled group of soldiers enlisted by the British military to execute surprise attacks on Nazi forces stationed behind enemy lines during World War II. The energetic, light-hearted trailer has left fans eagerly anticipating Ritchie's return to his prime form.

"The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare": cast, crew, and premiere details

In addition to Cavill, a slew of stars will grace the screen including Alan Ritchson ("The Hunger Games", "Fast & Furious 10", "Reacher"), Eiza González ("Baby Driver", "Godzilla vs. Kong"), Hero Fiennes-Tiffin (the "After" series), and Henry Golding ("Crazy Rich Asians", "The Gentlemen").

The Ministry Of Ungentlemanly Warfare (2024) Official Trailer - Starring Henry Cavill

Ritchie helms the project from behind the camera, with the screenplay penned by Arash Amel ("Grace of Monaco") and Erik Johnson ("Fighter") based on a novel by Damien Lewis. Ed Wild ("Ambulance") is responsible for cinematography.

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