September 02, 2008 10:02:04 GMT
'RocknRolla' has celebrated its world premiere in London and it was marked with a surprising attendance of Madonna at the last minutes.
On Monday, September 1, Warner Bros. Pictures were hosting an eventful evening for their forthcoming "RocknRolla" as the action thriller film rolled down red carpet at the Odeon cinema in West End, London in celebration of its world premiere. Making the special event even more merry, the red carpet saw a surprise appearance from Guy Ritchie's superstar wife, Madonna.
Arriving minutes before the film was screened, the pop legend who was dressed in a short black Stella McCartney dress strolled down the carpet arm-in-arm with her director husband. Beside Madonna and Ritchie, the premiere was also attended by many of the cast ensemble, including Gerard Butler, Thandie Newton, Idris Elba, Geoff Bell, Jimi Mistry, Mark Strong, Tom Wilkinson and Tom Hardy, as well as the film's producers, Joel Silver and Susan Downey.
Commenting on his film, Ritchie shared that this crime movie is an "indulgence" for him. "It's the kind of film I like. I've made a film for me," said the filmmaker at the premiere while waiting for his wife coming from her Sticky & Sweet show in Switzerland. "My inspiration came from the fact that London has changed so much in the last 10 years."
Another gangster movie from Ritchie, "RocknRolla" tells the story of a million dollars crooked land deal made by a Russian mobster that gathers up all of London's criminal underworld from a dangerous crime lord to a sexy accountant, a corrupt politician and down-on-their-luck petty thieves. It is due to be released on October 31.