‘He’s an operator. He’s an optimist. He’s a mystery.’

Many of his films in recent years admittedly going under the radar, yet Richard Gere at the tender age of 67 still has a knack for tapping into worthy subject matters.

Fraudulent activity in the high-stakes world of finance with Arbitrage along with Time Out Of Mind, a sensitively handled tale of homelessness in Manhattan.

Now in Norman as the title character, starring alongside Beauty And The Beast’s Dan Stevens, Frost/Nixon’s Michael Sheen and Boardwalk Empire’s Steve Buscemi, we see him as a New York fixer whose unlikely links to an Israeli politician alter his life significantly.

The film is released in the UK on June 9th.