AMC RELEASES GRIPPING NEW TRAILER IN ADVANCE OF "THE NIGHT MANAGER"
ACCLAIMED MINI-SERIES EVENT PREMIERES
NEXT TUESDAY, APRIL 19th AT 10 PM ET/PT
The Adaptation of the Best-Selling John le Carré Novel Stars Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie, Olivia Colman, Tom Hollander and Elizabeth Debicki
"Absolutely outstanding performances."
- Anna Wintour, Vogue
ALL NEW TRAILER:
"The Night Manager is glitzed and sexed and violenced up and all the better for it." - Rolling Stone
"Attractively sleek" - People Magazine
AMC's "The Night Manager," an original six-part mini-series produced alongside BBC One and The Ink Factory, will premiere on Tuesday, April 19 at 10 PM ET/PT. A contemporary interpretation of John le Carré's espionage drama - and the first television adaptation of a le Carré novel in more than 20 years - "The Night Manager" will bring together love, loss and revenge in a complex story of modern criminality. The series follows former British soldier Jonathan Pine (Tom Hiddleston) who is recruited by intelligence operative Angela Burr (Olivia Colman) to infiltrate the inner circle of international businessman Richard Onslow Roper (Hugh Laurie) and detonate the unholy alliance he has ministered between the intelligence community and the secret arms trade. To get to the heart of Roper's vast empire, Pine must withstand the suspicious interrogations of his venal chief of staff Major Corkoran (Tom Hollander) and the allure of Roper's beautiful girlfriend Jed (Elizabeth Debicki). In his quest to do the right thing, Pine must first become a criminal himself.
A hotel night manager receives a plea for help from an elegant guest. His actions draw him into the terrifying world of the worst man in the world.
The Night Manager is one of le Carré's most beloved and critically acclaimed books. A fusion of spy story and tale of organized crime, the novel was a best-seller in the United States and the UK, translated into over 20 languages and selling over a million copies in North America alone. Executive producers include Simon Cornwell, Stephen Cornwell, Stephen Garrett and John Le Carré, Writer David Farr also serves as an executive producer as does Academy Award(R) winner Susanne Bier, who served as director.