If you haven’t read John le Carre’s original novels or seen the BBC series, then this post will be quite helpful. I can’t go into it much due to embargo (even though we have a full, glowing UK review), but I saw Tomas Alfredson‘s Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy last week and it is a tour-de-force of style and class, but it is easy to get lost with the many characters. Focus Features has released new images with more info about our large ensemble cast that is a great counterpart to the film I can’t wait to see again.
Before we get to that, they studio has released their scripts online for Oscar consideration and Bridget O’Connor and Peter Straughan‘s screenplay for this spy thriller is on it. Click here to download it directly and check out their award site or Rope of Silicon for links to download the scripts for Pariah, Beginners, Hanna, Jane Eyre and The Debt. One can see the Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy playing card below featuring a cast that includes Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, Mark Strong, Benedict Cumberbatch, Toby Jones, David Dencik, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Stephen Graham, Kathy Burke and Ciarán Hinds.
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy hits theaters on December 9th.
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