Starring Pierce Brosnan, The November Man doesn’t open stateside until August 27, but that hasn’t stopped Relativity Media from announcing a sequel is already in the works (news was scooped by Latino Review).
The story, based on Bill Granger’s book There Are No Spies, centers on Peter Devereaux (Brosnan), a CIA vet who trains a novice agent (Luke Bracey) on the ways of killing and surviving in their deadly business.
“The November Man is a gritty series that re-invents the spy genre with its master Pierce Brosnan by combining the best elements of James Bond and Jason Bourne while echoing the cool, sleek action movies of the 70s,” says Relativity’s president of production Robbie Brenner. “We are excited to launch the film later this month and to continue to explore Peter Devereaux’s dangerous world with Pierce over the years to come.”
During The November Man press conference, Pierce Brosnan explains how his “unfinished business” with James Bond as well as his affinity with producer Beau St. Clair and Granger’s writing led him to taking the project: