Bummer! John Le Carré's spy novel Our Kind of Traitor won't be adapted by Snowtown- director Justin Kurzel who is busy prepping Macbeth with Michael Fassbender.
Instead the thriller will be brought to the big screen by Susanna White who directed BBC and HBO's classy Parade's End.According to Baz Bamigboye, writing for the Daily Mail, the change of director also comes with a little change of cast. Mads Mikkelsen, who was attached to play the titular Russian, is not available any more.
Leading man Ewan McGregor still is. Further casting announcements should follow soon.