Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Philip Seymour Hoffman Eyes John LeCarré

Broadway vet Philip Seymour Hoffman is gearing up for his Broadway performance in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, but he is looking ahead towards his film resume. Hoffman is in talks to star in a movie adaptation of John LeCarré's novel A Most Wanted Man according to Daniel Miller of The Hollywood Reporter. The film will be shot in Hamburg, Germany, and will be directed by Anton Corbijn.

Set in present-day Hamburg, Hoffman will star as the chief of a German spy operation attempting to discover the identity of a mysterious half-Chechen half-Russian man. The man, who has turned up in Hamburg’s Islamic community, is searching for the fortune of his late Russian father.

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