Former James Bond
star Timothy Dalton
has been cast in Showtime's upcoming Sam Mendes-John Logan drama "Penny Dreadful
Dalton will play Sir Malcom, a hardened African explorer on a deeply personal quest.
"Penny Dreadful" is billed as a psychological thriller that blends horror into the drama. From Logan's Desert Wolf Prods., the show is set to lens this fall and bow on Showtime next year. Josh Hartnett
and Eva Green
were also recently cast in the project.
Dalton toplined two 1980s Bond pics, "The Living Daylights" and "License to Kill."
"Penny Dreadful" is exec produced by Logan and Mendes along with Pippa Harris.
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