Los Angeles, Nov 23 (PTI) Actor Alexander Skarsgard has joined the cast of drama series “The Little Drummer Girl”.Also Read - Michael Vaughan Disappointed as BBC Removes Former England Captain From The Ashes Coverage

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. Also Read - From Compulsory Leaves to Forced Resignations, How Countries Making COVID Vaccines Must For Citizens

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. Also Read - Massive 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Central Greece, Tremors Felt in Albania, North Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro

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.

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