Jeffrey Wright Joins Michael Fassbender in George Clooney’s THE AGENCY

Jeffrey Wright Joins Michael Fassbender in George Clooney’s THE AGENCY

Dr. Jeffrey Wright (American fiction) is set to take center stage alongside The World of Michael Fassbender In The agencywhich is George Clooneythe remake of the French political drama series The office.

The series is a political thriller that follows Martian (Fassbender), a CIA operative who has been ordered to abandon his life undercover and return to London Station. When the love he left behind resurfaces, the romance is rekindled.

“His career, his true identity, and his mission collide with his heart, thrusting them both into a deadly game of international intrigue and espionage.”

Wright will play Henry, Martian’s director of operations and mentor.

Chris McCarthyCo-CEO of Paramount Global and Chairman/CEO of Showtime & MTV Entertainment Studios said in a statement: “Jeffrey Wright doesn’t just play characters, he plays them completely, infusing each role with raw emotional power and deep psychological insight.

“We are thrilled to have him join us alongside Michael Fassbender and our creative dream team of Joe Wright, Jez and John-Henry Butterworth, Grant Heslov and George Clooney.”

Chris McCarthyPresident/CEO of Showtime and Paramount Media explained that the series “will follow in the great tradition of Homelandone of Showtime’s most successful and defining shows.

“Just like Homeland high global espionage, The agency will take viewers deeper into a world of intrigue and subterfuge with complicated characters wrestling with their own demons while combating existential threats to the nation and the world.”

Alex BergerPresident and Executive Producer of The Originals Productions added: “We are thrilled to extend the DNA of The Bureau through The Department for Showtime with our friends at MTV Entertainment Studios and 101 Studios.

“The Originals Productions (TOP), Federation and Paramount are taking our franchise to the next level, creating a new high-stakes international espionage show set in today’s highly complex geopolitical landscape.”

Fassbender recently wrapped filming Steven Soderbergh’s Black Bag opposite Cate Blanchett.

Joe Wright will direct and executive produce the series. The agency will debut on Paramount+ with Showtime later this year.

Source: Deadline

by Joey Fear
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