Set in the late 1970s, yet sharply contemporary, The Little Drummer Girl weaves an explosive story of espionage and international intrigue; of love and betrayal. AMC brings John Le Carré and director Chan-Wook Park together for this six-hour, three-night limited series event – starring Florence Pugh and Alexander Skarsgård – that premieres on AMC on November 19th […]
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Premiere Dates Set for AMC’s Event Series The Little Drummer Girl!
Blurring the fine lines between love and hate; truth and fiction; and right and wrong; The Little Drummer Girl weaves a suspenseful and explosive story of espionage and high-stakes international intrigue. The Little Drummer Girl will premiere in the U.S. as a three-night television event with two-hour episodes on November 19, 20 and 21st (9/8C).
Michael Shannon Joins Cast of Little Drummer Girl for AMC, BBC!
Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon has joined the cast of AMC/BBC’s Little Drummer Girl – a six-episode adaptation of the John le Carré novel. All six episodes will be directed by Park Chan-wook. Shannon will play Israeli Spymaster Kurtz. Little Drummer Girl is slated to premiere later this year.
John Le Carré Opens Up To 60 Minutes!
He’s written some of the most acclaimed spy thrillers ever written and, 86-years old, he’s not done yet. John Le Carré has a lively conversation with Steve Kroft for this week’s 60 Minutes. Among his revelations: he was an agent in Britain’s famed MI6; and finishing a novel puts him into a depression – but […]
AMC Goes Back to John Le Carré!
Following the success of The Night Manager (3 Golden Globes wins), AMC is partnering with the BBC on a new John Le Carré adaptation: The spy Who Came in From the Cold. Set in 1962, just after the building of the Berlin Wall, Spy centers on Alex Leamas, a British intelligence officer whose network has […]
Le Carré’s A Most Wanted Man Makes the Mundane Matter!
In real life, espionage is not glamorous. It’s like police work – mostly plodding detail work and following up and generally boring ninety-nine percent of the time. John le Carré worked in that field long enough that when he writes about it, he writes with a real understanding of mechanics of the spy game. His […]