|It would be a long shot, but Hamish Linklater at Gabe Allon.|
“As usual, Silva takes the reader hostage from page one with his canny mix of spy craft and suspense….Silva’s ongoing ability to combine le Carré-like texture with high energy plotting has produced a string of commercial and critical successes. Chalk up another one.” (Booklist)
Deadline reports that Universal has picked up Daniel Silva’s Gabriel Allon novels for a potential new spy franchise. Allon is a semi-retired Mossad agent that killed six of the Munich terrorists and makes his living restoring art and taking the occasional Israeli spy assignment, because if there’s a job worth outsourcing, it’s intelligence gathering. Former NBC-Universal CEO Jeff Zucker will serve as the film’s producer. The studio is currently looking for a screenwriter but they’re still deciding which of the ten Allon novels will be adapted first (the first one published was 2002′s The Kill Artist).-collider
The English Girl comes out on July 16th.