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HBO has found its missionary.
The premium cable network has tapped Ben Walker to star in its Cold War drama pilot The Missionary, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
From Charles Randolph (The Interpreter), Stephen Levinson, Malcolm Gladwell and Mark Wahlberg, the 1960s-set drama centers on Roy, an American missionary who gets caught up in Cold War intrigue while helping a young woman escape East Berlin.
This sounds very interesting but we'll see how it does.