Pitt Develops Le Carre’s “Manager”

Paramount Pictures and Brad Pitt’s Plan B have acquired film rights to John Le Carre’s 1993 espionage thriller “The Night Manager” reports Variety.

The story centers on the night manager of a European hotel who is recruited by intelligence agents to infiltrate the network of a dangerous international arms dealer.

The project is one of the longer and more critically lauded works of Le Carre (“The Constant Gardener,” “The Tailor of Panama”)

Robert Edwards (“Land of the Blind”) will adapt the script.