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Showtime makes Penny Dreadful season one available on multiple services

With season two just around the corner, now is the perfect time to binge-watch the first season of PENNY DREADFUL. The series is now available for purchase on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, Vudu, Sony’s Video Unlimited and PlayStation Store, Target Ticket and Verizon FiOS. The series’ freshman season has been released simultaneously on multiple platforms today, and will be available on Blu-ray disc and DVD from CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution on October 14. PENNY DREADFUL stars Josh Hartnett (Black Hawk Down), Timothy Dalton (The Living Daylights, Licence to Kill), and Eva Green (Casino Royale.) Reeve Carney (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), Rory Kinnear (Skyfall), Billie Piper (Doctor Who, Secret Diary of a Call Girl), Danny Sapani (The Bill) and Harry Treadaway (The Lone Ranger) also star. Written, created and executive produced by three-time Oscar® nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and also executive produced by Neal Street Productions’ Pippa Harris and Sam Mendes, PENNY DREADFUL is currently in production on its second season in Dublin, Ireland, and will return to SHOWTIME in 2015.

In PENNY DREADFUL, some of literature’s most famous characters – including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula, all brilliantly reimagined in a whole new light – have become embroiled in Victorian London. The drama series is 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. The series is a co-production with Sky Atlantic.

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