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Watch: Theo James stars in Guy Ritchie series 'The Gentlemen'

Theo James stars in "The Gentlemen," a new show based on the Guy Ritchie film. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Theo James stars in "The Gentlemen," a new show based on the Guy Ritchie film. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Netflix is giving a glimpse of the new show The Gentlemen.

The streaming service shared a teaser trailer for the action comedy series Monday featuring Theo James.

The Gentlemen is based on the 2019 film of the same name, which was written and directed by Guy Ritchie and starred Matthew McConaughey and Charlie Hunnam.

The series follows Eddie (James), a British aristocrat who inherits his father's estate, only to discover it is sitting on top of a marijuana empire owned by Mickey Pearson.

Kaya Scodelario, Daniel Ings, Joely Richardson, Giancarlo Esposito, Vinnie Jones and Ray Winstone also star. Jones previously collaborated with Ritchie on Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch.

Kaya Scodelario attends the Los Angeles premiere of "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" in 2017. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Kaya Scodelario attends the Los Angeles premiere of "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" in 2017. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

Netflix released first-look photos for the show in November.

Theo James attends the New York premiere of "The Divergent Series: Insurgent" in 2015. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
Theo James attends the New York premiere of "The Divergent Series: Insurgent" in 2015. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI

The Gentlemen is created, written, directed and executive produced by Ritchie. The series is "coming soon" to Netflix.