Showtime’s Penny Dreadful was arguably one of, if not the best new show of 2014, and now we get our first taste of season 2 which won’t premiere until 2015. Though the 30-second clip gives away next to nothing, it’s enough to stir up some lingering questions you may have, and even add a couple new ones to the list. Continue reading
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Penny Dreadful Already Scores Second Season
It appears as though Showtime has ordered up a second season of its critically acclaimed drama series Penny Dreadful.
The network has given an expanded order of ten episodes to the series.
Created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar nominee John Logan, “Penny Dreadful” has been embraced by the network’s subscribers, drawing 4.8 million weekly viewers across platforms since its launch. Continue reading
Showtime’s Penny Dreadful Gets a Trailer
There’s been lots of buzz surrounding the new Showtime show Penny Dreadful for quite awhile now (pitched to multiple channels over the years), but finally we have a trailer and it’s looking to be creepy!
Some of literature’s most famously terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein and his creature, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula, become embroiled in Victorian London.
The series was created by Oscar nominee John Logan (Any Given Sunday, Skyfall) and the cast boasts some pretty big names, including Timothy Dalton, Reeve Carney, Josh Hartnett, Harry Treadaway, Rory Kinnear, Billie Piper, and Eva Green, with the first two episodes helmed by The Orphanage director Juan Antonio Bayona.
Catch it on Showtime, May 11th!