Philip Seymour Hoffman
deadline.com Philip Seymour Hoffman has been firmed to star in the Anton Corbijn-directed adaptation of the John Le Carre spy thriller A Most Wanted Man. The film was on Deadline’s list of hot titles at Cannes. In present day Hamburg, Germany, a mysterious, tortured and near-dead half-Chechen, half-Russian man on the run arrives in the city’s Islamic community desperate for help and looking to recover his late Russian father’s ill-gotten fortune.
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When a half-Chechen, half-Russian, brutally tortured immigrant turns up in Hamburg’s Islamic community, laying claim to his father’s ill-gotten fortune, both German and US security agencies take a close interest: as the clock ticks down and the stakes rise, the race is on to establish this most wanted man’s true identity - oppressed victim or destruction-bent extremist? Based on John le Carré's novel, A MOST WANTED MAN is a contemporary, cerebral tale of intrigue, love, rivalry, and politics that prickles with tension right through to its last heart-stopping scene.

"A Most Wanted Man" stars Daniel Bruhl, Nina Hoss, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Robin Wright, and Willem Dafoe.

Directed by Anton Corbijn.
Written by Andrew Bovell.
Produced by Andrea Calderwood, Gail Egan, Simon Cornwell, and Stephen Cornwell.
Production company/distributor: Roadside Attractions.

Release Date: July 25, 2014

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