Showtime Releases First Episode Of Penny Dreadful Online
Posted by Joseph Lee on 04.28.2014
Check it out before the premiere...
Superhero Hype reports that Showtime has released the first episode of Penny Dreadful online through multiple platforms. It can be watched on Youtube, Sho.com, through On Demand channels and websites and on "Showtime On Demand". It's also available through the "Showtime Anytime" on computer, iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets, Kindle Fire, Roku and Amazon Fire TV streaming players in the US, Hulu and on the Showtime Preview app on Smart TVs from Samsung, LG, Vizio, Panasonic and Sony. The second episode will also debut on "Showtime Anytime" after the series premiere on May 11 at 10 PM ET/PT.
Here's a synopsis: 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 series stars Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green. Reeve Carney, Rory Kinnear, Harry Treadaway, Danny Sapani and Billie Piper also star.
It was created, written and executive produced by John Logan and executive produced by Logan's Desert Wolf Productions, along with Sam Mendes and Pippa Harris of Neal Street. The first two (of eight) episodes were directed by Juan Antonio Bayona (The Orphanage, The Impossible).