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Guy Ritchie aims for TV show's 1960s style in 'Man From U.N.C.L.E.'

Guy Ritchie aims for TV show's 1960s style in 'Man From U.N.C.L.E.'

Growing up near London, director Guy Ritchie used to watch reruns of the 1960s American television show "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." The series starred Robert Vaughn and David McCallum as American and Russian secret agents teamed up under a fictional global intelligence agency. "I loved the tone," the 46-year-old Ritchie said by phone recently from his home in England. "The masterstrokes were having a Ruski and an American working together. It was cheeky, it was slick." Maintaining the original series' setting but bumping up the action to contemporary levels, Ritchie's film version of "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." opens Friday starring Henry...

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