Los Angeles, Jan 27 (PTI) Actor Michael Shannon 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 “Nocturnal Animals” actor joins Florence Pugh and Alexander Skarsgard in the project, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Also Read - From Compulsory Leaves to Forced Resignations, How Countries Making COVID Vaccines Must For Citizens

The six-part series is based on the spy novel by the same name from author John le Carre, and Pugh will play one of the lead characters. Also Read - Massive 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Central Greece, Tremors Felt in Albania, North Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro

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, who turns out to be an Israeli intelligence officer.

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.

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