Get Ready for The Gritty, Female-driven Mob Drama ‘The Kitchen’ in Theaters August 9 – The Hype Magazine

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Published on July 27th, 2019 | by Jerry Doby

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Get Ready for The Gritty, Female-driven Mob Drama ‘The Kitchen’ in Theaters August 9

New York City, 1978. The 20 blocks of pawnshops, porn palaces and dive bars between8th Avenue and the Hudson River owned by the Irish mafia and known as Hell’s Kitchen wasnever the easiest place to live. Or the safest. But for mob wives Kathy, Ruby and Claire–played by Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, and Elisabeth Moss–things are about to take a radical, dramatic turn. When their husbands are sent to prison by the FBI the women take business into their own hands, running the rackets and taking out the competition…literally.

(L-R) ELISABETH MOSS as Claire, MELISSA McCARTHY as Kathy and TIFFANY HADDISH as Ruby in New Line Cinema’s mob drama “The Kitchen,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release. (Photo Credit: Alison Cohen Rosa) Copyright: © 2019 WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC.

(L-R) ELISABETH MOSS as Claire, MELISSA McCARTHY as Kathy and TIFFANY HADDISH as Ruby in New Line Cinema’s mob drama “The Kitchen,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release. (Photo Credit: Alison Cohen Rosa) Copyright: © 2019 WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC.

Now they run the neighborhood.

The gritty, female-driven mob drama “The Kitchen,” from New Line Cinema and BRONCreative, is written and directed by Andrea Berloff, who was nominated for an Oscar for OriginalScreenplay for “Straight Outta Compton.”

The film also stars Domhnall Gleeson (“Star Wars: The Last Jedi”), James Badge Dale (“Only the Brave”), Brian d’Arcy James (“Spotlight”), with Margo Martindale (TV’s “The Americans”), Oscar winner Common (“Selma,” “Marshall”), and Bill Camp (“Vice”), with an ensemble cast including Jeremy Bobb (“Marshall”), E.J. Bonilla (TV’s “The Long Road Home”), Wayne Duvall (“Prisoners”), Annabella Sciorra (TV’s “Daredevil”), Myk Watford (HBO’s “True Detective”).

Berloff’s screenplay was based on the comic book series created for DC Vertigo by Ollie Masters and Ming Doyle. The film was produced by multiple Oscar nominee Michael De Luca(“Captain Phillips,” “Moneyball,” “The Social Network”) and Marcus Viscidi (“Rampage”). Servingas executive producers were Richard Brener, Michael Disco, Dave Neustadter, Aaron L. Gilbert, Jason Cloth, Elishia Holmes, and Adam Schlagman.

The creative filmmaking team included director of photography Maryse Alberti (“Creed”),production designer Shane Valentino (“Straight Outta Compton”), Oscar-nominated editorChristopher Tellefsen (“Moneyball,” “A Quiet Place”) and costume designer Sarah Edwards (“Ocean’s 8,” Showtime’s “Billions”). The music was composed by Bryce Dessner.

Principal photography took place primarily in and around the film’s setting, New York City’s famed Hell’s Kitchen.

New Line Cinema presents, in Association with BRON Creative, a Michael De Luca Production, “The Kitchen.” Set for release on August 9, 2019, it will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures. Rated R for violence, language throughout and some sexual content.

The Kitchen and all related elements TM & © Ollie Masters and Ming Doyle TheKitchenMovie.com


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