Peter informed Vaughn of Ritchie's new film idea, and Vaughn agreed to produce.Matthew, John, Guy and Peter asked their mutual acquaintance, Trudie Styler, to invest in the production of Ritchie's second film.It was released in Great Britain in 1998, and after positive reviews, became an international success.Richie was introduced to Madonna, whom he would later wed, when the soundtrack for the film was issued on her Maverick Records label.Ritchie's other films include Revolver (2005), Rockn Rolla (2008), Sherlock Holmes (2009), and its sequel Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011).the second of two children of Amber (née Parkinson) and Captain John Vivian Ritchie (b. 1866), the latter by whom she shares close common ancestors with Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.This film was both a critical and commercial disappointment.
They have a son, Rocco John Ritchie (born 11 August 2000 in Los Angeles) and adopted a Malawian baby boy in 2006, David (born 24 September 2005). He left secondary school and got entry-level jobs in the film industry in the mid-1990s. He directed his first film in 1995, a 20-minute short that impressed investors who backed his first feature film, the crime comedy Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998).He then directed another crime comedy, Snatch (2000).The film, scheduled to be the first of several in a franchise, premiered at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on May 8, 2017.In October 2016, Disney announced that Ritchie had signed on to direct a live-action adaptation of Aladdin.
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, which starred Nick Moran, also introduced actors Jason Statham, Jason Flemyng and Dexter Fletcher to worldwide audiences, as well as introducing former footballer Vinnie Jones to a new acting career.