CANNES – Deepening yet further its impressive TV talent base in Scandinavia, European film-TV mini-major Studiocanal has inked a first-look pact with Spark TV, the Stockholm-based TV production…
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
With filmgoers busy at barbecues, Labor Day weekend box office is often slow. But in the past few years, Focus has taken advantage of the meager frame by releasing low-risk thrillers that sometimes…
MADRID Two of Europe's primo production players, Studiocanal and Working Title, are teaming to produce thriller "Two Faces of January," the directorial debut of "Drive" scribe Hossein Amini.
A United Nations of directors is featured in general assembly at Blighty's top kudos
A gratified Gary Oldman was in Berlin doing publicity for "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" when he was his manager rushed in and said "You've been nominated for an Oscar." Oldman, who's been starring in…
Hot off its Golden Globes win for comedy or musical, "The Artist" leads the pack with 12 BAFTA nominations, announced in London Tuesday morning.
On the heels of his well-received turns in "War Horse" and "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," Brit thesp Benedict Cumberbatch has been tapped to play the villain in J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek 2."
"I had always wanted to make a movie about the Cold War, and I had always been a big fan of Le Carre -- and that sort of spy with crumpled trousers and an old jacket, as opposed to James Bond," says…
While preparing to star as George Smiley in the recent film adaptation of John le Carre's classic spy novel "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy," Gary Oldman was visited by the ghost of Alec Guinness.
If "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" leaves you feeling perplexed, you won't be alone -- and the filmmakers won't be surprised.
"There is a palpable emotional power that comes from the collective harmony -- and the contrasts -- within a good ensemble," says London-based casting director Jina Jay, who has tackled some of…