Timothy Dalton Added to Showtime’s ‘Penny Dreadful’ Cast

Timothy Dalton
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Dalton joins Josh Hartnett, Eva Green on the drama

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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  1. Alma says:

    Sad, but no one really cares about this.

  2. Ruth says:

    Timothy Dalton is one of the best theatre and film actors of his generation and it is rather sad that he is only mentioned as toplining two Bond films!

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