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Timothy Dalton joins Penny Dreadful

Timothy Dalton

Story by Jack Foley

FORMER James Bond star Timothy Dalton has been cast in Showtime’s Penny Dreadful.

Sam Mendes and John Logan are producing the drama, which is being billed as a psychological thriller that blends horror into the drama.

According to Variety, Dalton will play Sir Malcom, a hardened African explorer on a deeply personal quest.

Josh Hartnett and Eva Green were also recently cast in the project.

Dalton played 007 in two James Bond films during the ’80s – The Living Daylights and License to Kill. He has since appeared in films such as Hot Fuzz and The Tourist, as well as Chuck on TV.

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