[VIDEO] Teaser Released For Showtime's Penny Dreadful Posted by Joseph Lee on 09.23.2013
Showtime revealed a preview of Penny Dreadful during last night's series finale of Dexter. The show is created, written and executive produced by John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and executive produced by Logan's Desert Wolf Productions with Sam Mendes (American Beauty), Skyfall) and Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road) from Neal Street. There will be eight episodes, with the first two directed by Juan Antonio Bayona (The Orphanage, The Impossible). Here's a synopsis:
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.