Daniel Craig Is Set to Star in a Limited TV Series

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Daniel Craig is set to star in a limited TV series

The James Bond star has committed to a limited series TV adaptation of Jonathan Franzen’s novel Purity, written and directed by Todd Field with Scott Rudin producing. Showtime, Netflix and FX are among the networks that have been in talks to air the series that could potentially run for 20 episodes. Purity would mark Craig’s first regular TV role, though he’s worked on TV in Britain in the ‘90s.


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