Rupert Penry-Jones quits Spooks

Spooks star Rupert Penry-Jones set for explosive exit from BBC spy show

The ever-gorgeous Rupert Penry-Jones is set to quit BBC spy show Spooks.

In a move which will disappoint female viewers nationwide, Penry-Jones apparently wants to confront ‘new challenges’ (is defeating terrorism not enough?).

According to today’s tabloids, the actor is currently discussing exactly how he’ll leave the series, which will be filmed next spring, although a source dismally notes, ‘Spooks has a habit of killing off its main characters.’

Rupert isn’t the only lead actor whose fate hangs in the balance, in a recent episode, Hermione Norris’s character Ros was ‘killed off’ for her own safety, but the door has been left open for a possible return.

‘The situation is still under discussion and we don’t yet know which of the cast will be returning,’ said an insider.

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