Spy thriller ‘The Night Manager’ to get sequel, Amazon and BBC working on Season 2, with Tom Hiddleston returning in the lead role and plans to start shooting in London and South America later this year.
The sequel has not been officially greenlit, and is expected to be renewed for two seasons at a time, with original creator David Farr returning as writer.
The show, which launched in 2016 and also stars Hugh Laurie, Olivia Colman and Elizabeth Debicki, won two Emmy Awards and three Ballon d’Or.
‘The Night Manager’ is based on the novel of the same name by John le Carré, about Jonathan Pine, a retired British soldier who works as a night manager in a luxury hotel in Cairo, he is recruited by Angela Burr, an intelligence officer of the Special Operations Unit of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs responsible for investigating illegal arms deals, and infiltrates the inner circle of arms dealer Richard Roper He is recruited by Angela Burr, an intelligence officer with the Foreign Ministry’s Special Operations Group, which investigates illegal arms deals, to infiltrate the inner circle of arms dealer Richard Roper, his girlfriend Jed Marshall and his assistant Lance Corkoran.
Season 2 is set in the present, after Pine learns of Roper’s death and must face a new, more deadly challenge.