Production Blog For Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful”

February 23, 20140 Comments

Here’s a new production blog from the set of Showtime’s upcoming horror series PENNY DREADFUL.

“The production team takes us deeper into the process of creating the world of Penny Dreadful. See how scripts are transformed into magnificent sets, and the details involved in creating Victorian era London for the series.”

The show is said to feature some of literature’s most frightening and iconic figures as they grapple with alienation in Victorian London.

Timothy Dalton, Reeve Carney, Josh Hartnett, Harry Treadaway, Rory Kinnear, Billie Piper, and Eva Green star. Dalton will be playing African explorer “Sir Malcolm,” while Carney is set to play Dorian Gray. Hartnett will play the role of “Ethan Chandler,” a charming American who finds himself trapped in the darkest corners of Victorian London. Green will play “Vanessa Ives,” a seductive and formidable beauty full of secrets and danger. Treadaway will portray “Victor Frankenstein.”

Oscar-nominee John Logan created and wrote the series with the first two episodes to be helmed by Juan Antonio Bayona (The Orphanage, The Impossible).

Penny Dreadful will premiere May 11th.

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