Deadline Hollywood exclusively reported that two new writers are joining The Night Manager second season’s writing team. Namsi Khan (Humans, Black Mirror) and Francesca Gardiner (The Man in the High Castle) are joining Charles Cumming, a British spy author, and Matthew Orton, British writer.
The show has not yet been officially recommissioned but the foursome are reportedly in ‘full swing, working on plots for the “slowly developing” drama’.
The news come after Cumming’s joining Orton in penning the 2nd season for The Ink Factory-produced John Le Carré spy thriller emerged on an interview with Event Magazine.
Le Carré did not write a sequel to The Night Manager but he has given his blessing for the second season. On anything else Cumming “has sworn to secrecy”.