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AMC Plus Drops Trailer for 'The Ipcress File'

AMC Plus takes viewers back to the 1960s in a new trailer for its British espionage thriller The Ipcress File, which debuts May 19.

The six-part series, based on the Len Deighton novel and adapted by screenwriter John Hodge (Trainspotting), takes place in 1960s London and stars Joe Cole as British spy Harry Palmer, who is is recruited to work for an unorthodox British spy unit that wants his help to retrieve a missing scientist, said the streaming service. 

The series also stars Lucy Boynton and Tom Hollander. The Ipcress File is executive produced by Will Clarke, Andy Mayson, Andrew Eaton, Sandy Lieberson, James Watkins and Hilary and Steven Saltzman.  

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.