Yesterday, the people at Showtime have brought fans a quick look at their new original series Penny Dreadful.
Penny Dreadful is a very unique kind of series. The show brings some of fiction’s greatest men and monsters all together in Victorian London; everything from Dorian Grey to the storied Dracula.
Here is a look at the official synopsis of the show courtesy of Showtime.
“Some of literature’s most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. PENNY DREADFUL is a frightening psychological thriller that weaves together these classic horror origin stories into a new adult drama.”
The show is definitely not lacking in star power.
Penny Dreadful stars the likes of Timothy Dalton, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For actress Eva Green, 30 Days of Night’s Josh Hartnett, Skyfall actor and actress Rory Kinnear and Helen McCrory, Doctor Who’s Billie Piper and more.
The show was created by writer and producer John Logan. Logan has written such films as Sweeney Todd, Skyfall, and the upcoming Bond 24.
Here is a look at the new teaser trailer for the upcoming Showtime original series Penny Dreadful.