New Benedict Cumberbatch Movie: "The Courier"
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 912 , Segment 2
Episode: Monumental Cold War Stories
- Mar 15, 2021 6:00 pm
- 20:52 mins
In theaters on March 19, "The Courier" is based on the true story of regular guy Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) recruited to help a Russian spy smuggle secrets to British and American intelligence agencies. Their work played a major role in the de-escalation of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Producer Tennery Taylor caught up with the director, screenwriter, and a couple of cast members of "The Courier" just before its worldwide premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, 2020. Featuring: Rachel Brosnahan, actress; Dominic Cooke, director; Tom O'Connor, writer; Merab Ninidze, actor