McCallum says he won’t be in U.N.C.L.E. movie

Robert Vaughn and David McCallum in an U.N.C.L.E. publicity still.

Robert Vaughn and David McCallum in an U.N.C.L.E. publicity still.


Thanks to @Laneyboggs2001 who posted a link to the interview on Twitter.

David McCallum, in an INTERVIEW ON THE MEDIA MIKES WEB SITE that he won’t make an appearance in The Man From U.N.C.L.E. movie now being filmed.

Here’s the key excerpt:

MS (MIKE SMITH): Final question, and I understand if you can’t answer it: next year marks the 50th Anniversary of “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” Do you have any involvement in the upcoming “U.N.C.L.E.” film?

DM: No, right now I have nothing to do with that. It’s a whole new venture. But now that you tell me it’s the 50th Anniversary next year I’ll have to set aside a nice bottle of wine and open it. Maybe I’ll save it until the movie comes out.

As noted before, McCallum is busy doing the Los Angeles-based NCIS series. The U.N.C.L.E. movie, directed by Guy Ritchie and starring Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer, is based in the U.K. To read the entire interview, CLICK HERE.

3 Responses

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