Pic is highest grossing release ever for distrib
LONDON — “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” has become the highest grossing release ever for the U.K. arm of Gaul’s Studiocanal, which recently changed its name from Optimum Releasing.The film has grossed £7.14 million ($11.2 million) from 11 days, beating the company’s previous record with “Unknown,” which took $10.2 million earlier this year. By coincidence, “Tinker” is based on a novel by John le Carre, while “Unknown” was co-written by his son, Stephen Cornwell. Directed by Tomas Alfredson and starring Gary Oldman, Colin Firth and Tom Hardy, pic was produced by Working Title and financed by Studiocanal.
Want Entertainment News First? Sign up for Variety Alerts and Newsletters!