Jude Law Races to Monaco in Latest Johnnie Walker Film

Second Part of 'Gentleman's Wager' Film Involves a Vintage Car

By Alexandra Jardine. Published on Nov 02, 2015

Editor's Pick

Johnnie Walker Blue Label has followed up last year's stylish branded film, Gentleman's Wager, with a second act, again starring Jude Law and Giancarlo Giannini.

The first film saw Law bet he could win Giannini's yacht, and in the new 11-minute film, after another wager set in Giannini's beautiful Italian palazzo, he sets out to win a vintage car in an old-fashioned road race to Monaco. On the way he meets a beautiful woman, played by Chinese actress Zhao Wei, breaks down several times, and of course, gets there with moments to spare. Formula 1 heroes Mika Häkkinen and Jenson Button also appear in cameos.

Law looks debonair throughout, even when covered in engine oil -- could this be an extended audition tape for Bond? -- and the film, once again directed by Jake Scott through RSA, is gorgeously shot in the world of the super-rich. While a ten-plus minute piece of content is surely a gamble for any brand, in this case the wager pays off.

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Nov 02, 2015
Johnnie Walker Blue Label
Jake Scott
Production Company:
RSA Films
Jules Daly
Tracie Norfleet
David Mitchell
Line Producer:
Julie Sawyer
Line Producer:
Frederic Bovis
Production Supervisor:
Jason Groves
Assistant Director:
Howell Caldwell
Director of Photography:
Dariuz Wolski
Production Designer:
Joseph Bennett
Costume Designer:
Diamantie Cavalli
Eclectic Music
Global Brand Director:
David Gates
Global Managing Director:
James Thompson
Global Creative Director:
Sumindi Peiris
Mike Byrne
Karina Wilsher
Art Director:
Mark Sarosi
Zack McDonald
Account Director:
Sarah Collinson
Executive Producer:
Winslow Dennis
Andrea MacArthur
Fergus McCall
Post Producer:
Katie Kolombatovich
Color Company:
The Mill
Cory Melious
Mix Company:
Heard City
Sound Company:
Amber Music

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