Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Peter Guillam in “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy,” a young MI-6 agent who helps the principal spy, Smiley (Gary Oldman). Cumberbatch is excellent in the film, brooding and brutal.
In this interview, we talked about:
*** His interest in working for “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”
*** Working with Director Tomas Alfredson
*** How he researched the role of Peter Guillam – he went to Africa!
Here's more on "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" from Yahoo:
The time is 1973. The Cold War of the mid-20th Century continues to damage international relations. Britain's Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), a.k.a. MI6 and code-named the Circus, is striving to keep pace with other countries' espionage efforts and to keep the U.K. secure. The head of the Circus, known as Control, personally sends dedicated operative Jim Prideaux into Hungary.
Genres: Adaptation and Thriller
Running Time: 2 hr. 8 min.
Release Date: December 9th, 2011
MPAA Rating: R for violence, some sexuality/nudity and language.
Distributors: Focus Features
U.S. Box Office: $879,548
Cast and Credits
Starring: Gary Oldman, Kathy Burke, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, John Hurt
Directed by: Tomas Alfredson
Produced by: Tim Bevan, Robyn Slovo (II), Eric Fellner
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