Oldman, Fiennes, Firth join spy thriller
Gary Oldman, Ralph Fiennes, Colin Firth, and Michael Fassbender will star in the espionage thriller “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” for Working Title and Studio Canal.
Based on John Le Carre’s 1974 bestseller, story is set in the aftermath of the Cold War and involves a spy hunt within the highest echelons of the British Secret Intelligence Service. Oldman would play lead George Smiley.
Le Carre’s novel also spawned a 1970s Brit TV series that starred Alec Guinness.
Peter Morgan (“Frost/Nixon”) penned the adaptation.