Showtime’s PENNY DREADFUL Gets Premier Date

Our editor in chief went gaga over this show’s trailer and now we have the news you have been waiting for. Showtime’s new show Penny Dreadful has been given a premier date and we have it for you below. Dig it!

penny-dreadfulNetwork reps inform us that the series will debut on Sunday, May 11th at 10pm.

In Penny Dreadful, some of literature’s most famously terrifying 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, Billie Piper, Harry Treadaway and Danny Sapani also star.

The series is described as a frightening psychosexual thriller created, written and executive produced by John Logann, Sam Mendes and Pippa Harris, both of Neal Street.

Of the eight episodes, the first two will be directed by J.A. Bayona, who helmed The Orphanage.

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