WHAT: Red carpet arrivals for the Los Angeles premiere of ROCKNROLLA on Monday, October 6th at the Pacific Cinerama Dome in Los Angeles.
WHO: From the film: Gerard Butler, Thandie Newton and producer Joel Silver.
WHEN: Monday, October 6th
WHERE: Pacific Cinerama Dome
From Guy Ritchie, the writer/director of the acclaimed films “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels” and “Snatch,” comes “RocknRolla,” a story of sex, thugs and rock ‘n roll.
The action comedy takes a dangerous ride into high crime and low life in contemporary London, where real estate has supplanted drugs as the biggest market, and criminals are its most enthusiastic entrepreneurs. But for anyone looking to get in – from small-time crook One Two (Gerard Butler) to shady Russian billionaire Uri Obomavich (Karel Roden) – there’s only one man to see: Lenny Cole (Tom Wilkinson).
A mobster from the old school, Lenny knows the right wheels to grease and has his hand on the throat of any bureaucrat, broker or gangster that matters. With one phone call, Lenny can make the red tape disappear. But as Lenny’s right-hand man Archy (Mark Strong) tells him, London is ground zero for the changing times, with big-time mobsters from the East, hungry criminals from the streets, and everyone in-between, all vying to change the rules of commerce and crime.
With millions up for grabs, all of London’s criminal underworld conspires, colludes and collides with one another in an effort to take their cut. But as high rollers and petty criminals alike jockey for dominance, the true prize of one multi-million-dollar deal will fall into the hands of a junkie rock star (Toby Kebbell) – Lenny’s stepson, presumed dead but very much alive.
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This film is rated R by the MPAA for pervasive language, violence, drug use and brief sexuality.
ROCKNROLLA will be released in Los Angeles, New York and Toronto on Wednesday, October 8th.
ROCKNROLLA will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures,
Contacts RSVP: Warner Bros. Pictures
TV / RADIO Alison Branch, 818-954-6513 Alison.Branch@warnerbros.com
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