Paramount, Pitt Hire The Night Manager

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Paramount Pictures has acquired film rights to John Le Carre’s (“The Constant Gardener”) espionage thriller The Night Manager. Brad Pitt’s Plan B is producing, says Variety.

The story centers on the night manager of a European hotel who is recruited by intelligence agents to infiltrate the network of a dangerous international arms dealer.

Robert Edwards, who wrote and directed the 2006 political satire Land of the Blind, has been hired to adapt. He is a former Nicholls fellow and was an intelligence officer during the Gulf War.

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