Oscars 2012 - Interview with Gary Oldman

Gary Oldman talks with HitFix's Greg Ellwood about his Oscar nomination for 'Best Actor' and the overwhelming success of 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy'. Oldman also reveales the plans of making a sequel of the British spy movie from Tomas Alfredson

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a 2011 Anglo-French espionage film directed by Tomas Alfredson, from a screenplay written by Bridget O'Connor and Peter Straughan based on the 1974 novel Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré. The film stars Gary Oldman as George Smiley, and co-stars Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, John Hurt, Toby Jones, Mark Strong, Benedict Cumberbatch and Ciarán Hinds. Set in London in the early 1970s, the story follows the hunt for a Soviet double agent at the top of the British secret service. The film was produced through the British company Working Title Films and financed by France's StudioCanal. It premiered in competition at the 68th Venice International Film Festival. The film received generally favourable reviews and was the highest grossing film at the British box office for three consecutive weeks. In January 2012, the film received three Academy Award nominations including an acting nod for Oldman. (Official Description)

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2012 9:48 PM