Casablanc to Star in BBC One’s Three-Part Drama “Gunpowder”

Pedro Casablanc is powdering his resume…

The 53-year-old Spanish actor has been cast in BBC One’s drama Gunpowder.

Pedro Casablanc

The three-part Guy Fawkes-inspired thriller tells the real story of the Gunpowder Plot, the 1605 attempt by a group of provincial English Catholics to blow up the House of Lords and kill King James I in order to help restore a Catholic to the throne.

In addition to Casablanc, the cast includes Peter Mullan, Mark Gatiss and Liv Tyler.

Shooting is currently underway.

Casablanc, a Goya Award-nominated actor, has appeared in several Spanish-language films and television programs throughout his career.