Paramount Home Entertainment and Showtime revealed the cover art of the Penny Dreadful Season 2 Blu-ray along with the release date and special features. Showtime’s Penny Dreadful Season 2 will be a 3-disc Blu-ray set for release on October 6, 2015. Special features include Video Production Blog, Reeve Carney Round Table, History of the Occult, Character Profile, Evelyn Poole’s Mansion, and Interview/Behind the Scenes. Penny Dreadful was renewed for a third season that will premiere in 2016. Filming for the third season of Penny Dreadful starts this autumn in Dublin, Ireland.
PENNY DREADFUL’s second season has found Vanessa Ives (Eva Green) and Ethan Chandler (Josh Hartnett) forming 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) and the Creature (Rory Kinnear) are all waging battles of their own. Two-time Tony(R) Award winner Patti LuPone appeared as a special guest star, a mysterious character of great importance in Vanessa’s past. Helen McCrory returned as Evelyn Poole, the seductive spiritualist who poses a unique threat to our protagonists, along with Simon Russell Beale, who is back as eccentric Egyptologist Ferdinand Lyle.
Additional guest stars include Douglas Hodge as a Scotland Yard investigator and Sarah Greene as Poole’s powerful daughter, Hecate. PENNY DREADFUL is created, written and executive produced by John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and executive produced by Logan’s Desert Wolf Productions, and by Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Pippa Harris’ (Revolutionary Road, Call The Midwife) Neal Street Productions. A co-production with Sky Atlantic, PENNY DREADFUL is shot on location in Dublin, Ireland.
"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: J.A. Bayona, James Hawes, Coky Giedroyc, Brian Kirk, Dearbhla Walsh, Damon Thomas, Paco Cabezas
Genres: Horror, Drama, Fantasy
Producers: Nicholas Brown, James Flynn, Pippa Harris, Sheila Hockin, Chris W. King, John Logan, Sam Mendes, Morgan O'Sullivan, Karen Richards, Adrián Guerra, Nicolás Tapia, Núria Valls, Belén Atienza
Musicians: Abel Korzeniowski
Editors: Michele Conroy, Christopher Donaldson, Geoff Ashenhurst, Aaron Marshall, Jaume Martí, Bernat Vilaplana
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