Work has begun on a sequel to John le Carre’s Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.
Producer Eric Fellner confirmed news of Smiley’s People during a press day for Working Title’s upcoming musical adaptation Les Miserables.
He said: “We are working on another one. [Producer] Tim Bevan is putting it together as we speak with [screenwriter] Peter Straughan and Tomas Alfredson, so yes it’s in development.”
Gary Oldman, who played the lead role of George Smiley, revealed a while back that the filmmakers were thinking about developing the novel but this is the first we’ve heard of anything since then.
Last year’s release grossed over $80 million against a relatively small budge.