The Little Drummer Girl: True Blood actor Alexander Skarsgard joins cast of AMC, BBC series

Alexander Skarsgard plays the role of an Israeli intelligence officer in AMC, BBC One's series, The Little Drummer Girl.

PTI November 23, 2017 14:30:33 IST
The Little Drummer Girl: True Blood actor Alexander Skarsgard joins cast of AMC, BBC series

Los Angeles: Actor Alexander Skarsgard has joined the cast of drama series The Little Drummer Girl.

The six-part series is based on the spy novel by the same name from author John le Carre, and actor Florence Pugh is already on board to play one of the lead characters, reported Deadline.

The Little Drummer Girl True Blood actor Alexander Skarsgard joins cast of AMC BBC series

Alexander Skarsgard. Image via Facebook

Pugh stars as young actress Charlie who finds herself involved with a stranger while holidaying in Greece in the 1970s. She ends up embroiled in a high-stakes plot with the man called Becker (Skarsgard), who turns out to be an Israeli intelligence officer.

The project will be developed by The Ink Factory, BBC One and AMC, which also developed The Night Manager series, based on Carre's another novel. Park Chan-Wook will direct the series with Amanda Coe penning the script.

Shooting for the project is expected to start next year.

Updated Date:

also read

Explained: Why is the use of the Anthony Bourdain AI voice in Roadrunner docu drawing criticism
Entertainment

Explained: Why is the use of the Anthony Bourdain AI voice in Roadrunner docu drawing criticism

"Unapproved voice cloning is a slippery slope”: The use of deepfakes in Anthony Bourdain’s docu Roadrunner has drawn criticism amid ethical concerns about the use of this technology.

NBCUniversal sets theatrical release dates for Old, Fast & Furious 9, Promising Young Woman in India
Entertainment

NBCUniversal sets theatrical release dates for Old, Fast & Furious 9, Promising Young Woman in India

NBCUniversal’s August and September theatrical release schedule for India includes Promising Young Woman on 6 August, Old on 13 August and F9: The Fast Saga on 19 August

Jennifer Lopez, Ben Affleck confirm they’re back together; a timeline of their relationship
Entertainment

Jennifer Lopez, Ben Affleck confirm they’re back together; a timeline of their relationship

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck, who were together from 2002 to 2004, have rekindled their romance since April this year after she ended her engagement with Alex Rodriguez