The Amateur

Last Updated on: January 24th, 2024

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The Amateur Description

“The Amateur” is an upcoming American espionage thriller film directed by James Hawes, with a screenplay by Gary Spinelli. The movie is an adaptation of Robert Littell’s 1981 novel of the same name, a story previously brought to the screen that year. The narrative follows Charles Heller, a CIA cryptographer who, after losing his wife in a London terrorist attack, embarks on a quest for vengeance. He manages to blackmail the CIA into training him, allowing him to pursue the terrorists himself.The Amateur 2024 movie

The film is produced by Dan Wilson and Hutch Parker for 20th Century Studios and features an impressive cast, including Rami Malek in the lead role, supported by Rachel Brosnahan, Caitríona Balfe, Laurence Fishburne, Adrian Martinez, Holt McCallany, and Julianne Nicholson. Principal photography for the film began in London in June 2023, with additional locations in the south-east of England, France, and Turkey. Production faced a temporary halt due to the 2023 SAG-AFTRA strike but resumed by December 2023.

“The Amateur” is set to release on November 8, 2024, promising a thrilling tale of personal loss, retribution, and the complex world of international espionage​​​​.

The Amateur Cast
  • Rami Malek: Charles Heller
    Rachel Brosnahan: TBD
    Caitríona Balfe: TBD
    Laurence Fishburne: TBD
    Adrian Martinez: Carlos
    Holt McCallany: CIA Deputy Director Moore
    Julianne Nicholson: TBD

The Amateur Crew
  • Director: James Hawes

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