Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Matthew Macfadyen, Richard Armitage: EXCLUSIVE: 'Spooks' Film 'In The Works' According To 'Mayday' Star Peter Firth, Who Played MI5 Boss Harry Pearce In Spy Drama (HUFF POST)

Much-loved spy drama 'Spooks' could make the move to the big screen, with one of its stars revealing that there is a script in the works, being penned by the original writers of the hit series.

"There is a script kind of in the machine," HuffPostUK has learned from actor Peter Firth, who played MI5 chief Harry Pearce throughout the ten series of the popular drama.

"They should make it," he adds. "It's not like it's a gamble with this one. But it costs a lot, and there's not a lot of money to go round at the moment."

This would suit Firth, who previously told HuffPostUK that he wished for a happier ending for his character with longtime colleague and barely-expressed love - Ruth Evershed, played by Nicola Walker. Viewers of the series finale in October 2011 watched goggle-eyed, as Ruth became one of Spooks' huge number of agents to fall for her country, or in the actors' case, the dramatic storyline.

READ MORE: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/03/25/spooks-film-peter-firth-harry-pearce-mayday_n_2948079.html

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