Showtime’s Penny Dreadful has your new Dr. Frankenstein

The Sam Mendes produced Showtime series Penny Dreadful has been quietly injecting some solid talent into the show as they have just added two more actors to the cast. Rory Kinnear and Harry Treadaway (above) are the latest to join the recently announced Reeve Carney, Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green (below). Kinnear’s character has […]

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Sam Mendes’ Penny Dreadful series finds a director

Things are finally starting to pick up for the Sam Mendes and John Logan produced Penny Dreadful series which is said to be of the of the psychosexual horror variety. The latest news to come out of Showtime’s upcoming series is that they have hired Juan Antonio Bayona (The Orphanage) to direct the first two […]

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Sam Mendes Coins Showtime Creature Series ‘Penny Dreadful’

Word has emerged that Skyfall duo Sam Mendes and co-writer John Logan have decided to trade in bow-ties and martini’s for literary creatures as Showtime has given a series commitment for their horror-flavored detective drama, Penny Dreadful. So far the series is being described by the network as a “psychosexual horror” — sounds like something Norman […]

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