3:30 PM EDT, August 23, 2013
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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