Showtime's Penny Dreadful Season 2 - 'A Curse and a Blessing' Teaser
Genres: Horror, Drama, Fantasy
Cast: Josh Hartnett, Helen McCrory, Eva Green, Olivia Llewellyn, Douglas Hodge, Harry Treadaway, Rory Kinnear, Danny Sapani, Patti LuPone, Nicole O'Neill, Olivia Chenery, Sarah Greene, Jack Hickey, Billie Piper, Reeve Carney
Director(s): James Hawes, Coky Giedroyc, Brian Kirk, J.A. Bayona, Dearbhla Walsh, Damon Thomas, Paco Cabezas
Showtime"s Penny Dreadful Season 2 returns after a first season of unexpected treats and character development. I am especially amped to see this new season of Penny Dreadful because I got very attached to most of the characters and the story. The story really was touched on but there was so much for to include, the first season needed more episodes but maybe they wanted the horror TV series to be short and sweet. This teaser focuses on our characters turning their curses into "blessings". Season 2 of Penny Dreadful will see another 10 episodes in the series. Helen McCrory and Simon Russell Beale are now promoted to show regulars joining 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).
This season, Vanessa and Ethan form a deeper bond as the group, including Sir Malcolm (Timothy Dalton), Dr. Frankenstein (Harry Treadaway), and Sembene (Danny Sapani), unite to banish the evil forces that threaten to destroy them. Meanwhile, Dorian Gray (Reeve Carney), the Creature (Rory Kinnear) and Brona (Billie Piper) are all waging battles of their own. Patti LuPone will guest star as a mysterious character of great importance in Vanessa’s past. Helen McCrory returns as Evelyn Poole (a.k.a. Madame Kali), the seductive spiritualist who will pose a unique threat to our protagonists this season, along with Simon Russell Beale, who is back as eccentric Egyptologist Ferdinand Lyle. Additional guest stars include Douglas Hodge as a Scotland Yard investigator; Sarah Greene as Poole’s powerful daughter, Hecate; and Johnny Beauchamp as a man with a singular past.
Synopsis:Explorer Sir Malcolm Murray, American gunslinger Ethan Chandler, scientist Victor Frankenstein and medium Vanessa Ives unite to combat supernatural threats in Victorian London.
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