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‘The Old Man’: Navid Negahban, Pej Vahdat To Recur On FX On Hulu Drama Series

‘The Old Man’: Navid Negahban, Pej Vahdat To Recur On FX On Hulu Drama Series

Exclusive: Tehran star Navid Negahban and Pej Vahdat (Empire) are set for recurring roles opposite Jeff Bridges in FX on Hulu drama The Old Man, from Black Sails co-creators Jon Steinberg and Robert Levine.

Written by Steinberg and Levine, the series is based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Thomas Perry and centers on Dan Chase (Bridges), the titular “old man”, who absconded from the CIA decades ago and now lives off the grid. When an assassin arrives and tries to take Chase out, the old operative learns that to ensure his future he now must reconcile his past.

Negahban will play Hamzad, the most powerful tribal leader in his corner of Afghanistan, he hopes to use his leverage to seek revenge against Dan Chase (Bridges).

Vahdat will portray Young Hamzad, an Afghan warlord who joins forces with a talented young CIA operative (Bill Heck as Young Chase) during the Soviet-Afghan war.

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