Showtime’s hit thriller series “Penny Dreadful” will be returning for a third-season this spring. To get fans excited for the big season 3 premiere, the network has released a haunting new trailer.
The trailer also serves as a vehicle to confirm the big premiere date, “Penny Dreadful” will return to Showtime on Sunday, May 1 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on-air, on demand and over the internet.
The popular series stars Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green. If you’re new to the series, “Penny Dreadful” is an often times frightening psychological thriller that was created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator).
On the new season of the seriesL, Tony Award-winning star Patti 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 (Eva Green) with an unconventional new approach.
Wes Studi (Hell On Wheels) joins as a series regular as Kaetenay, an intense, enigmatic Native American with a deep connection to Ethan (Hartnett) who also becomes an ally to Sir Malcolm (Dalton). The third season also adds Robert Louis Stevenson’s Dr. Henry Jekyll (Shazad Latif).
Fans can look forward to a few other notable guest stars, including Screen Actors Guild Award nominee Christian Camargo (DEXTER, The Hurt Locker) as Dr. Alexander Sweet, a zoologist who strikes up an unlikely friendship with Vanessa; Sam Barnett (2012, Jupiter Ascending) as Dr. Seward’s mysterious young secretary.
Also joining the series are 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.
Simon Russell Beale will be returning as Dr. Ferdinand Lyle and Sarah Greene as Hecate. Rory Kinnear (as The Creature) and Harry Treadaway (as Dr. Frankenstein) also star.
PENNY DREADFUL is created, written and executive produced by John Logan for 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 and Karen Richards (THE BORGIAS). PENNY DREADFUL is a co-production with SHOWTIME and Sky.