Remember Josh Hartnett? Where's that guy been?
Hartnett — best known for roles in "Pearl Harbor," "Black Hawk Down," "The Virgin Suicides," "The Black Dahlia," and "Lucky Number Slevin" — is making a very splashy return to Hollywood, starring in Showtime's ambitious new psychological drama "Penny Dreadful." Set in Victorian-era London, "Penny Dreadful" unites some of the most terrifying characters in literature, from Dracula and Dorian Gray to Dr. Frankenstein; Hartnett plays an American who gets caught up in all the supernatural creepiness, and Eva Green and Timothy Dalton also star.
Josh Hartnett as Ethan Chandler, Harry Treadaway as Dr. Victor Frankenstein, Eva Green as Vanessa Ives, and Timothy Dalton as Sir Malcolm in Penny Dreadful
Sounds awesome, but what took him so long to take another big role? Yahoo TV caught up with Hartnett at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, and he was very candid about why he took time off, roles he regrets turning down, and the movies fans still recognize him for the most.
In 2006-07, you had "The Black Dahlia," "Lucky Number Slevin," "30 Days of Night" ... and then you took a very noticeableRead More »from Josh Hartnett Is Back! The Star of Showtime's 'Penny Dreadful' Explains Where He's Been