Magazine article Screen International

Philip Seymour Hoffman in Final Talks for Corbijn's A Most Wanted Man

Magazine article Screen International

Philip Seymour Hoffman in Final Talks for Corbijn's A Most Wanted Man

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FilmNation Entertainment handling international sales on the John le Carre adaptation.

Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman is in final negotiations to star in thriller A Most Wanted Man for director Anton Corbijn.

Andrew Bovell (Lantana) adapted the screenplay from the best-seller by John le Carre.

Set in present-day Hamburg, the story is about a half-Chechen, half-Russian man who draws an innocent British banker and a young female lawyer into his web of intrigue. Hoffman plays the roguish chief of a secret German spy unit who is watching them.

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A Most Wanted Man

Producers are Gail Egan and Andrea Calderwood for Potboiler Productions, Stephen and Simon Cornwell for Ink Factory and Malte Grunert for Amusement Park. Film4's Tessa Ross will be executive producing.

FilmNation Entertainment is handling international sales. …

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