'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' Trailer Released

Colin Firth - Tinker, Tailor, Solder, Spy - Screen Grab - 2011

See the first clip from the film adaptation of John le Carre’s bestseller, which hits theaters this fall.

LONDON -- The Guardian website has released what it calls the World exclusive international teaser trailer for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Let the Right One In director Tomas Alfredson's adaptation of the John le Carre bestseller, which opens in the U.K. on Sept.16.

Focus Features will release the high-profile British film — starring Gary Oldman and Colin Firth — in the U.S. on Nov. 18.

Tinker Tailor is based on Le Carre’s Cold War spy novel, and also stars Tom Hardy, Mark Strong and Ciaran Hinds.

Oldman plays protagonist George Smiley, who helps uncover a mole in MI6’s ranks.

Universal and Focus acquired U.S. rights to Tinker Tailor during the Berlin Film Festival from Studiocanal, which fully financed the film and is producing with Working Title. It's been one of the hottest properties at recent film markets, and will be released in the U.K. by Studiocanal subsidiary Optimium.