The contemporary interpretation of le Carre’s espionage drama. A night manager of a European hotel former British soldier (Hiddelston) is recruited by intelligence agents to infiltrate an international arms dealer's network, he navigates the shadowy recesses of Whitehall and Washington where an alliance operates between the intelligence community and the secret arms trade, infiltrating the inner circle of arms dealer (Laurie).
The Night Manager is moving closer towards a second series
after signing up-and-coming British writer Matthew Orton to pen The Ink Factory-produced series. Orton, who has penned a number of feature films for MGM and Fox, is writing new episodes of the BBC and AMC co-production. It comes after The Ink Factory co-founder Simon Cornwell, son of Le Carré author David Cornwell, said earlier this year that the producers were keen to tackle a sequel. “There’s no book and there’s never been a Le Carré story that has been extended beyond the confines of the novel. It would be interesting to try that,” he told an audience at the Royal Television Society.