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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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).
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]