17 January 2013 8:58 PM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Considering the last feature adaptation of a John LeCarre novel we got was the fantastic Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy it's not hard to see why any actor would jump at the chance to star in another movie based on one of his books. And that's exactly what Ewan McGregor is doing. The Daily Mail is reporting the news that the Star Wars prequels star has signed on for an upcoming adaptation of Our Kind of Traitor, a new film based on LeCarre's 2010 espionage novel. The book's plot follows a British university lecturer named Perry and his lawyer girlfriend Gail who one day have a mysterious run-in with a Russian businessman. Believing Perry to be a spy or at least be in league with spies, the man confesses that he is the world's biggest money launderer and that he wants to turn himself in so that he can get protection from »

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