Gary Oldman, the legendary English actor, stars with Colin Firth in the film version of the John le Carré novel, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. In the film, Oldman plays George Smiley, an English spy taken out of retirement to investigate a potential mole in a senior role in British intelligence.
The brilliant crime solving star of BBC’s Sherlock, Benedict Cumberbatch co-stars alongside Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy and more in Tinker Taylor Soldier Spy. Based on the beloved novel by John le Carre, Cumberbatch plays Peter Guillam, an intelligence officer instructed to steal a logbook to further investigate the allegations of a mole in a senior position of the British intelligence.
Benedict Cumberbatch, star of the BBC’s popular Sherlock drama series, is in talks to join August: Osage County, The Weinstein Company’s film adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play written by Tracy Letts, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Speculation around fantasy drama Game of Thrones' third season, set to premiere next March, abounds, but we finally have some confirmed casting choices for new roles in the series. The latest addition is Belfast-born Ciáran Hinds, who has appeared in films such as Munich and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, and is perhaps most well-known for playing Julius Caesar in the HBO hit Rome.
With a role as the most iconic detective of all time in the successful British series Sherlock, parts in two Oscar-nominated films from last year (War Horse and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), and pivotal roles in two of the most anticipated movies of the next two years — The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and the as-yet-untitled Star Trek sequel, Benedict Cumberbatch, 35, is the man of the hour.
The Artist has already clinched the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture Comedy. Now it's leading the pack of films nominated for BAFTA Awards — the British equivalent of the Oscars. Directed by Michel Hazanavicius, who is up against Martin Scorsese (Hugo), Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive), Tomas Alfredson (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) and Lynne Ramsay (We Need To Talk About Kevin) for Best Director, The Artist earned a total of 12 nods from BAFTA, which stands for British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
He's the legendary actor who stars with Colin Firth in the film version of the John le Carré novel, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.
In Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (out Friday), an adaptation of the much-beloved John le Carré novel of the same name, British actor Benedict Cumberbatch (TV's Sherlock) plays the suave and sophisticated Peter Guillam — a character he describes as "a [James] Bond-esque glamor boy in this otherwise very Dürer spy world.