Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Benedict Cumberbatch: "The Courier"

"The Courier" (aka "Ironbark"), set in 1962, is the new dramatic thriller, directed by Dominic Cooke, starring Benedict Cumberbatch ("Doctor Strange"), Rachel Brosnahan, Jessie Buckley, Merab Ninidze, Angus Wright and Kirill Pirogov, releasing March 19, 2021:

"...'The Courier' tells the true story of the British businessman who helped the 'CIA' penetrate the Soviet nuclear programme during the Cold War. 

"Wynne and his Russian source, 'Oleg Penkovsky' (codenamed 'Ironbark'), provided crucial intelligence that ended the 'Cuban Missile Crisis'..."

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