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In ‘The Rogue Agent’ A Con Man’s Real-Life Spy Games Make For Taut Viewing

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The movie centers on British conman Robert Hendy-Freegard, who convinced a series of people that he was an undercover MI5 agent. James Norton plays Freegard over a several-year period, opening with him urging several university students to go into hiding as MI5 assets. The core of the film focuses on Freegard's relationship with Alice Archer (Gemma Arterton)
2 months ago·Boston, United States

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James Norton takes a deep dive into real-life con man in ‘Rogue Agent’

As far as bad guys go, James Norton has found in “Rogue Agent” a most memorable one in the extraordinary British con man Robert Freegard.The true-crime drama, which Norton, 37, also produced, charts how this barman turned luxury car salesman, starting in 1993, “recruited” three college students to join him as underground British spies for the intelligence agency MI5.James Norton stars as con man Robert Freegard in ‘ROGUE AGENT’ (IFC Films)Freega…

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In ‘The Rogue Agent’ A Con Man’s Real-Life Spy Games Make For Taut Viewing

In ‘The Rogue Agent’ — based on a true story — Gemma Arterton is perfectly cast as an independent, successful woman who orchestrates a con man’s downfall.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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