Hugh Laurie, Tom Hiddleston and Olivia Colman star in this stylish adaptation of John le Carré’s best-selling spy thriller.
THE NIGHT MANAGER
Available on Blu-ray™ & DVD March 28
Golden Globe® winner Hugh Laurie (TV’s “House”, Tomorrowland) and Tom Hiddleston (Avengers Assemble, Crimson Peak) lead an incredible British cast in the intense spy thriller THE NIGHT MANAGER, coming to Blu-ray & DVD March 28 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Directed by Academy Award® winner Susanne Bier (Best Foreign Language Film, In A Better World, 2011; Things We Lost in the Fire), this contemporary interpretation of John le Carré’s best-selling espionage story also stars BAFTA® winner Olivia Colman (TV’s “Broadchurch”, “Peep Show”), Tom Hollander (TV’s “Rev”, About Time, The Riot Club), Elizabeth Debicki (Everest, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., Macbeth), David Harewood (TV’s “Homeland”, Blood Diamond) and Tobias Menzies (TV’s “Outlander”, “Game Of Thrones”).
THE NIGHT MANAGER is the first television adaptation of a le Carré novel in more than 20 years and brings together love, loss and revenge in a complex story of modern criminality. The stunning six part 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). 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 his beautiful girlfriend Jed (Elizabeth Debicki). In his quest to do the right thing, he must first become a criminal himself.
THE NIGHT MANAGER bonus features include exclusive interviews with cast and crew, including Hugh Laurie, Tom Hiddleston and John le Carré.
Synopsis: In Cairo at the height of the Arab Spring, hotel night manager Jonathan Pine receives a plea for help from the beautiful Sophie Alekan. As the mistress of the powerful but dangerous hotel owner, Sophie has evidence of an arms deal that could help crush the popular uprising. Compelled to do what he thinks is right, Pine makes contact with his friend at the British Embassy. But his actions unwittingly draw into the terrifying world of ruthless arms dealer, Richard Roper. When Sophie’s information makes its way to Angela Burr, a government anti-corruption agent intent on bringing down Roper’s empire, a leak in her network triggers a chain of events that end in tragedy.
Broadcast Year: 2016 (BBC One). THE NIGHT MANAGER has a run time of approximately 5 hours and 44 minutes and is rated 15.