Gary Oldman will play spies in a black comedy

Apple TV+ recruits Gary Oldman for its new series, centered on an MI5 team relegated to the background after a few blunders.

Notice to lovers of spy and British humor, the new Apple TV + series is revealed in a first trailer. The platform, particularly prolific at the start of the year, has just shared the first images of Slow Horses.

Adapted from the first volume of the eponymous literary saga, written by Mick Herron, the series will follow British intelligence agents relegated to Slough House, a building apart from MI5. Gary Oldman portrays a brilliant but angry director of a team of spies who finds himself put in the closet after a few blunders.

Facing the actor who has distinguished himself in many ways on the big screen, notably in the skin of Jim Gordon at Christopher Nolan, we will find Kristin Scott Thomas (Nightmare Alley), Olivia Cooke (Bates Motel) and Jack Lowden (A family in the ring) will also be there. Jonathan Pryce, who we recently saw in The Crownshould also make an appearance.

Produced by the producer of Veep

Behind the scenes, too, there are beautiful people. Apple TV+ has tapped the executive producer of Veep, Will Smith. The British comedian and screenwriter has teamed up with Graham Yost. The latter must also participate in the revival of justifieddirected by Quentin Tarantino.

Behind the camera, James Hawes will work on the six episodes of this first season. It is also not his first lap since he has already staged a few episodes of the series. Raised By Wolves as well as a chapter of the anthology black-mirror (the second of the fifth season).

To discover the first two episodes of Slow Horses, it is April 1 that it will be necessary to go to Apple TV +. Until then, the program will be rather busy for the platform launched in November 2019 all over the world. The platform will tell the descent into hell of the couple at the origin of the multinational WeWork, which saw its $47 billion valuation plummet weeks before it went public. On March 25, we will find Pachinkoadapted from the Korean bestseller of the same name.

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