Creator John Logan and Showtime are horror fans a real treat. They have just released Penny Dreadful S01E01, Scroll down for the official link to watch Penny Dreadful on YouTube. This episode is premiering Sunday May 11, 2014 on Showtime so take the time to watch it now. Penny Dreadful stars some really famous actors including Timothy Dalton, Eva Green and Josh Hartnett.
In Penny Dreadful, some of literature’s most famously terrifying characters—including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula, all brilliantly reimagined in a whole new light—have become embroiled in Victorian London. The series stars Josh Hartnett (Black Hawk Down), Eva Green (Casino Royale) Timothy Dalton (The Living Daylights and License to Kill), Reeve Carney (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), Rory Kinnear (Skyfall), Harry Treadaway (The Lone Ranger), Billie Piper (Doctor Who, Secret Diary of a Call Girl) and Danny Sapani (The Bill).
The series is a frightening psychosexual thriller created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar(R) nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and executive produced by Logan’s Desert Wolf Productions, along with Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road, Call The Midwife), both of Neal Street. Of the eight episodes, the first two will be directed by Juan Antonio Bayona, who helmed The Orphanage and the acclaimed film, The Impossible starring Naomi Watts in her Oscar-nominated performance.
"Penny Dreadful" (2014)
Synopsis: Explorer Sir Malcolm Murray, American gunslinger Ethan Chandler, scientist Victor Frankenstein and medium Vanessa Ives unite to combat supernatural threats in Victorian London.
Directors: James Hawes
Genres: Horror, Drama, Fantasy
Producers: Chris W. King, Nicholas Brown, James Flynn, Pippa Harris, Sheila Hockin, John Logan, Sam Mendes, Morgan O'Sullivan, Karen Richards, Belen Atienza
Musicians: Abel Korzeniowski
Editors: Michele Conroy, Christopher Donaldson, Aaron Marshall, Geoff Ashenhurst, Jaume Marti, Bernat Vilaplana
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