Gary Oldman tipped as lead recruit for Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy film
British actor set to play John Le Carré's cold war hero George Smiley in Tomas Alfredson's film
Gary Oldman looks set to star as down-to-earth spook George Smiley in a big-screen version of John Le Carré's cold war thriller Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, according to Production Weekly. The new adaptation – Alec Guinness starred in a television outing for the BBC in 1979 – will be shot by the Danish director Tomas Alfredson, best known for his beguiling vampire horror, Let the Right One In. The Oscar-winning screenwriter of The Queen and Frost/Nixon, Peter Morgan, has penned the script.
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