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Colin Firth Spies Once More For England In A Foreign Country

I have been trying to think up a comparable actor for Colin Firth and I’m pretty much coming up with two parts Michael Caine and one part Alec Guinness. Caine and Guinness were so often the anti-James Bonds – Caine as the be-spectacled and put-upon Harry Palmer and Guinness as George Smiley. That seems to be what Firth is going for too, at least since he appeared in the crazy amazing Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy adaptation as the charming and nefarious Bill Haydon. Now Colin Firth will be spying for Britain once again in the adaptation of Charles Cummings’ novel A Foreign Country.

A Foreign Country follows a disgraced Secret Service man searching for the missing chief of MI6, leading him eventually to France and, of course, massive conspiracies. Firth already has plenty of experience ousting conspiracies since his turn in Tinker Tailor and I can totally see him as

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