Steven Saltzman – An interview with the Executive Producer of THE IPCRESS FILE 6-part series!

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Steven Saltzman – An interview with the Executive Producer of THE IPCRESS FILE 6-part series!

Dan and Tom interview Steven Saltzman, Executive Producer for the THE IPCRESS FILE series. Listen to hear about the making of the series.

Steven Saltzman joins us today to discuss the 6-part TV series THE IPCRESS FILE, that is out now.  Steven is an Executive Producer of the series.  He joins us today to give us the exclusive inside scoop on the Hows and Whys of THE IPCRESS FILE series production!

THE IPCRESS FILE series through is now showing in some countries, will show in the US on AMC+ and stars Joe Cole as Harry Palmer, Tom Hollander as Major Dalby, Lucy Boynton as Jean Courtney, David Dencik as Colonel Stok and other great cast members as well!

Steven is the son of Harry Saltzman who co-produced the first nine Eon Productions James Bond movies.  Harry also, in the mid 1960s, produced the first three Harry Palmer movies based on Len Deighton’s books, THE IPCRESS FILE, FUNERAL IN BERLIN, and BILLION DOLLAR BRAIN.

So, join us with our discussion with Steven Saltzman!

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  • Changes needed to film during the COVID pandemic
  • The cinematography
  • And more …

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What Deighton novel should be turned into another movie?

Listen now!

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Listen to us as we talk with Rob Mallows about:

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  • Where does the novel “Spy Story” fit in the Harry Palmer world?
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