Russell Tovey (Banished), Alistair Petrie (Utopia) and Douglas Hodge (The Town) have be added to the cast of the BBC/AMC production of John le Carré’s The Night Manager.
They join previously announced cast members Hugh Laurie, Tom Hiddleston, David Harewood, Neil Morrissey, Katherine Kelly & Tobias Menzies in the contemporary interpretation of le Carré’s 1993 novel.
First announced last October, the six-part adaptation will be BBC One’s first le Carré series in almost 30 years and is being written by David Farr and directed by Oscar winner Susanne Bier.
The eagerly anticipated drama follows former British soldier Jonathan Pine (Hiddleston) as he navigates 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), Pine must himself become a criminal.
The Night Manager will be broadcast on BBC One in 2016.