Gary Oldman is headed to the small screen. Apple just announced the Oscar winner will star in their new TV show, Slow Horses.
Based on the spy novel by Mick Herron, the drama series “follows a team of British intelligence agents who serve in a dumping ground department of MI5 – Slough House.”
On Slow Horses, Oldman will be playing “Jackson Lamb, the brilliant but irascible leader of the spies who end up in Slough House due to their career ending mistakes.”Apple TV+ has not yet announced a premiere date for Slow Horses, but you can read more info below:
Apple orders “Slow Horses” starring Academy Award Winner Gary Oldman
Apple has given a series order to “Slow Horses,” a new, international drama series starring Academy Award winner Gary Oldman (“Darkest Hour,” “The Dark Knight” trilogy, “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”), and adapted from Mick Herron’s CWA Gold Dagger Award-winning British espionage books.
“Slow Horses” follows a team of British intelligence agents who serve in a dumping ground department of MI5 – Slough House. Oldman will star as Jackson Lamb, the brilliant but irascible leader of the spies who end up in Slough House due to their career ending mistakes.
The series will be written by Will Smith (“Veep,” “The Thick Of It”). Graham Yost will executive produce along with Will Smith. Jamie Laurenson, Hakan Kousetta, Iain Canning, Emile Sherman, Gail Mutrux and Douglas Urbanski also serve as executive producers.
The series is commissioned for Apple out of the UK by Apple’s heads of Worldwide Video, Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht, and creative director for Europe Worldwide Video, Jay Hunt. See-Saw films will serve as the production company.”
What do you think? Are you a fan of Gary Oldman? Will you watch Slow Horses?