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Ewan McGregor Enjoyed The Human Side Of Our Kind Of Traitor


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He has recently said that he thinks James Bond is a boring character. And he's also admitted that he has never read a John Le Carre thriller. Until now, that is. Because he's starring in the adaptation of le Carre's Our Kind of Traitor.

Ewan McGregor plays a lecturer in Our Kind Of Traitor

He was drawn to the project because it's far more interesting than most scripts he reads. "These are real characters, really human characters," he says. "I was attracted to playing this relationship with Naomie Harris because it's not very often that the romantic couple at the centre of the story has  this sort of broken dynamic. The relationship between our characters is interesting, layered and detailed. It's a very modern marriage."

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John Le Carre - Bill Nighy, Grayson Perry, Lorraine Kelly, Sir Michael Parkinson, Jessica Hynes and Julian Fellowes are among stars supporting Epilepsy Action's National Doodle Day on 6th February 2015. Their sketches, along with dozens more, will be part of a ten day eBay auction, with all proceeds going towards supporting the 600,000 people living with epilepsy in the UK. Fundraising Manager at Epilepsy Action, Philippa Cartwright, said 'Every year we're overwhelmed by support from celebrities and always look forward to seeing the variety and creativity of the doodles they send in'. - United Kingdom - Monday 26th January 2015

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John Le Carre Wednesday 20th June 2012 visits The Sheldonian Theatre at Oxford University

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Gary Oldman and John Le Carre - Gary Oldman and John Le Carre London, England - The London Premiere of 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy' held at BFI Southbank Tuesday 13th September 2011

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The Tailor Of Panama Review


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Somebody told Pierce Brosnan to change his image.

In The Tailor of Panama -- based on John Le Carré's novel and directed by John Boorman (Beyond Rangoon, Zardoz) -- Brosnan trades in the sophistication of James Bond for the identity of crude, disgraced spy Andy Osnard, an MI-6 operative that has to be shipped off to Panama on account of his loathsome behavior. Once he arrives in Panama City, the bad behavior doesn't stop: Osnard immediately sets upon the task of uncovering "what's going on" with the Panama Canal. Rumors swirl that it will be sold to another country now that Panama has it back from the U.S. Or perhaps there will be a coup from a populist underground?

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