Luca Calvani Lands Villain In ‘Man From U.N.C.L.E.,’ Signs With Paradigm

By | Thursday September 12, 2013 @ 3:32pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Luca Calvani, is set to play the lead villain role of Alexander in director Guy Ritchie‘s The Man From U.N.C.L.E. at Warner Bros. And the When In Rome actor has just landed an agency, signing with … Read More »

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Guy Ritchie’s ‘Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ Adds Jared Harris

By | Tuesday September 3, 2013 @ 10:15am PDT

Guy Ritchie has set a new reunion with his Moriarty. Sherlock Holmes star Jared Harris (Mad Men) has joined Ritchie’s Man From U.N.C.L.E. for WB in the role of Sanders. Filming begins September 9 … Read More »

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‘Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ Recruits Hugh Grant

By | Thursday August 8, 2013 @ 5:05pm PDT

Hugh Grant has been cast in the Guy Ritchie-helmed The Man From U.N.C.L.E., joining Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer in the spy pic. Grant will play the head of British naval intelligence. Alicia Vikander (A Royal Affair, Seventh Son) also … Read More »

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SHOCKER: Tom Cruise Exits ‘Man From U.N.C.L.E.;’ Warner Bros Recasting For Fall Start

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Tom Cruise has exited as the lead in The Man From U.N.C.L.E., the remake of the classic TV series that Guy Ritchie will direct for Warner Bros. Cruise was scheduled to star in the … Read More »

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Tom Cruise Eyeing ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ With Guy Ritchie At Warner Bros

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros may have finally found its The Man From U.N.C.L.E. I’m hearing that Tom Cruise is in early talks to star in the film that will be directed by Sherlock Holmes helmer Guy Ritchie. The original TV series ran from 1964-68, with Robert Vaughan and David McCallum playing Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakin, two agents of the United Network Command for Law Enforcement. With gadgets and their wits and charm, they fought the evil forces of Thrush. Warner Bros has long been high on the project, especially when the studio had Steven Soderbergh ready to direct George Clooney in the lead. The actor dropped out because he needed surgery on his neck and back, and he wasn’t up for a physical role. After Soderbergh departed, the studio turned the project over to Ritchie and his producing partner Lionel Wigram. Read More »

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