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BBC, AMC and The Ink Factory Announce Co-Production of John LeCarré’s The Little Drummer Girl!

Following the success of The Night Manager, The Ink Factory, BBC and AMC have announced their collaboration John LeCarré’s The Little Drummer Girl.

Set in the late 1970s, “The Little Drummer Girl” weaves a dynamic and exciting story of espionage and international intrigue; of love and betrayal.

The Little Drummer Girl will be directed by Park Chan-wook (Old Boy, Stoker) and star Florence Pugh (Lady Macbeth). The six-part limited series will go into production in January, 2018.

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Stoker Twists Form – But Slowly!

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The Korean director Park Chan-wook has made at least one film – Oldboy, allegedly being remade by Spike Lee – that is generally considered to be a classic. I don’t know if Park’s first film in English, Stoker, will ever approach that film’s critical acclaim, but I have no doubt if it had been shot in Korean, it might well have been (sometimes, subtitles really do make a difference to an audience’s perceptions).

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