Spooks: The Greater Good
|Spooks: The Greater Good|
|Directed by||Bharat Nalluri|
|Distributed by||Kudos Film and Television|
Spooks: The Greater Good is an upcoming British spy film, continuing from the British spy series Spooks, which aired on BBC One from 2002 to 2011. Jonathan Brackley and Sam Vincent wrote the script for the film, with Bharat Nalluri slated to direct it when it enters production in early 2014. Peter Firth reprises his role as Harry Pearce, who appeared in all ten series of the programme. Kit Harington and Jennifer Ehle also star.
During a handover to the head of counterterrorism of MI5 Harry Pearce, terrorist Adam Qasim escapes from MI5 custody. When Harry disappears soon after, his protégé Will Crombie is tasked with finding out what happened as an impending attack on London looms. Crombie eventually uncovers a conspiracy that runs from Vietnam to the Mediterranean.
- Peter Firth as Harry Pearce
- Kit Harington as Will Crombie
- TBA as Adam Qasim
- Jennifer Ehle as Geraldine Maltby
Plans of the film was first revealed to be in the works by Firth in March 2013, with a script in the making. Firth stated that although "they should make it," the actor also thought it would cost a lot, "and there's not a lot of money to go round at the moment." The film was officially announced on 1 November 2013. Jonathan Brackley and Sam Vincent, who took over as head writers for the last two years of the Spooks television series, wrote the script. It would be directed by Bharat Nalluri, who previously directed the first episodes of the programme. Jane Featherstone and Stephen Garrett of Kudos, and Ollie Madden of Shine Group would produce the film. Filming is expected to begin during the first quarter of 2014.
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