Film - The Kitchen

Something's cooking in The Kitchen. Watch the trailer for the new film from Warner Bros and DC which opens in the US on Friday (UK next month)...

New York City, 1978. The 20 blocks of pawnshops, porn palaces and dive bars between 8th Avenue and the Hudson River owned by the Irish mafia and known as Hell’s Kitchen was never 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.

Now they own the neighborhood.

The gritty, female-driven mob drama The Kitchen, from New Line Cinema and BRON Creative, is written and directed by Andrea Berloff, who was nominated for an Oscar for Original Screenplay for Straight Outta Compton. Berloff’s screenplay was based on the comic book series created for DC Vertigo by Ollie Masters and Ming Doyle.

As well as McCarthy, Haddish and Moss, the film also stars Domhnall Gleeson, James Badge Dale, Brian d’Arcy James, with Margo Martindale, Common, and Bill Camp, with an ensemble cast including Jeremy Bobb, E.J. Bonilla, Wayne Duvall, Annabella Sciorra and Myk Watford.

The film was produced by multiple Oscar nominee Michael De Luca (Captain Phillips, Moneyball, The Social Network) and Marcus Viscidi (Rampage). Serving as 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 editor Christopher 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 in the US on August 9th, 2019, the film comes to the UK on September 20th.

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