AMC’s ‘The Night Manager’ Casts Olivia Colman, Tom Hollander and Elizabeth Debicki

British thesps Olivia Colman and Tom Hollander, and Australian actress Elizabeth Debicki, have been cast in the AMC/BBC One co-production “The Night Manager” alongside Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston.

The miniseries is based on John le Carré’s novel of the same name and follows former British soldier Jonathan Pine (Hiddleston), who is recruited by an intelligence operative named Burr (Colman) to navigate the shadowy recesses of Whitehall and Washington where an unholy alliance operates between the intelligence community and the secret arms trade. To infiltrate the inner circle of lethal arms dealer Richard Onslow Roper (Laurie), which includes girlfriend Jed (Debicki) and an associate named Corcoran (Hollander), Pine must himself become a criminal.

Colman is best known Stateside for her starring role in BBC America’s “Broadchurch” alongside David Tennant. Hollander co-created and starred in BBC Two’s “Rev,” currently streaming on Hulu, and also appeared in “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest.” Debicki was previously seen in “The Great Gatsby” and has upcoming roles in “Everest” and “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”

Academy Award-winning director Susanne Bier will helm the project, which will be produced by the Ink Factory, BBC One and AMC for broadcast in 2016. Executive producers are Stephen Cornwell and Simon Cornwell for the Ink Factory, Stephen Garrett, David Farr, and Polly Hill for the BBC. The series was commissioned for BBC One by Charlotte Moore and Ben Stephenson, and Joel Stillerman and Kristin Jones for AMC. “The Night Manager” is adapted by David Farr from le Carré’s original novel. Rob Bullock will produce for the Ink Factory.

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