Season three of the Showtime TV series, Penny Dreadful will premiere in 2016. In the meantime, Dreadfuls, the top of this article is your first look at the third season thriller, which is currently shooting in Dublin. In the photo, Alienist Dr. Seward (Patti LuPone, in new series regular role) helps Vanessa Ives (Eva Green) battle the evil forces plaguing her.
The third season of Penny Dreadful includes: Green, LuPone, Wes Studi, Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Sarah Greene, Simon Russell Beale, Shazad Latin, Christian Camargo, Sam Barnett, Jessica Barden, Billie Piper, Reeve Carney, Perdita Weeks, Rory Kinnear, and Harry Treadaway.
Here’s the press release:
LOS ANGELES, CA – November 12, 2015 – SHOWTIME is unveiling a chilling first look at the new season of the network’s hit drama series PENNY DREADFUL, currently shooting nine episodes in Dublin, Ireland, featuring Vanessa Ives (Eva Green) as she turns to her alienist Dr. Seward (Patti LuPone in a new role) for help in battling the evil forces she cannot seem to escape. “Dreadfuls” will have to wait until the hotly anticipated third season premieres in 2016 on-air, on demand and over the internet to find out what led them here.
Season three includes a wealth of new and returning stars. Tony(R) Award winner LuPone (American Horror Story), who guest starred last season as the Cut-Wife, returns as a series regular in the new role of Dr. Seward, an American therapist who treats Vanessa with an unconventional new approach. Wes Studi (Hell On Wheels, A Million Ways to Die in the West) is a new series regular starring as Kaetenay, an intense, enigmatic Native American with a deep connection to Ethan (Josh Hartnett) who also becomes an ally to Sir Malcolm (Timothy Dalton). Guest stars Sarah Greene (Hecate) and Simon Russell Beale (Ferdinand Lyle) return, along with new guest stars Shazad Latif (The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Spooks) as Dr. Henry Jekyll; Screen Actors Guild(R) Award nominee Christian Camargo (DEXTER(R), The Hurt Locker) as zoologist Dr. Alexander Sweet; Sam Barnett (2012, Jupiter Ascending) as Dr. Seward’s mysterious young secretary; Jessica Barden (The Outcast, Far from the Madding Crowd) as Justine, a young acolyte to Lily (Billie Piper) and Dorian Gray (Reeve Carney); and Perdita Weeks (THE TUDORS), as Catriona Hartdegan, a scholar with expert knowledge of the supernatural. Rory Kinnear (as The Creature) and Harry Treadaway (as Dr. Frankenstein) also star.
PENNY DREADFUL is a frightening psychological 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 Productions. PENNY DREADFUL is a co-production with SHOWTIME and Sky.
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