A thriller set in London, in which a politician’s life becomes increasingly complex as his research assistant is found dead on the London Underground and, in a seemingly unrelated incident, a teenage pickpocket is shot dead. —IMDb
David Yates (born 30 November 1963) is an English filmmaker who rose to mainstream prominence directing the final four films in the Harry Potter franchise. He helmed the series’ fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth instalments, all of which became an instant blockbuster success and made him the most commercially successful British director in recent years. His final Harry Potter film garnered the highest critical acclaim of the series and his direction of the four films gained him accolades, notably the BAFTA Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing. Yates has revealed that he has ambitions to develop a mix of small and large films and has stated that he has “so many scripts piled up” that are a part of his potential upcoming projects.
Early in his career, Yates achieved international attention for his award-winning short films and became a prolific television director with credits including the acclaimed political thriller State of Play (2003), the BAFTA-lauded two-part drama… read more