The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War
by Peter White | Deadline | April 16, 2023
EXCLUSIVE: A Spy Among Friends, the story of British spies Kim Philby and Nicholas Elliott that stars Damian Lewis and Guy Pearce, recently premiered on MGM+. The series, which is produced by Sony Pictures Television, is based on Ben Macintyre’s eponymous book. Alexander Cary, who executive produced Lewis-fronted Homeland, created the A Spy Among Friends TV series.
Cary and Lewis, who also executive produced the MGM+ period drama, were at Deadline TV Contenders to talk up the show. They are now turning their attention to more Macintryre books for the small screen.