Showtime revealed Tuesday, its hit series “Penny Dreadful” has been picked up for a third season.
The drama series has a nine-episode order, which will shoot on location in Dublin, Ireland and debut in 2016.
“[Writer and executive producer] John Logan’s brilliant writing and this amazingly talented ensemble continue to draw a passionate, global fan base into the meticulously crafted world of “Penny Dreadful,” together with our wonderful partners at Sky Atlantic, we’re excited to see what new haunts John and his team have in store for Season 3.” Showtime Networks Inc. president David Nevins said in a statement.
“Penny Dreadful” airs Sundays at 10/9 on Showtime.
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Watch the trailer of Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful.”
Showtime is developing a new horror series set in Victorian London called “Penny Dreadful,” Showtime president David Nevins announced today at TCA.
The show will be written and executive produced by John Logan, who is a screenwriter of ‘Gladiator,’ ‘Aviator’ and ‘Skyfall.’ Oscar winner Sam Mendes (‘American Beauty’) is also an executive producer.
“Penny Dreadful” marks landmark TV collaboration from John Logan & Sam Mendes. The series will unite literature’s most iconic figures including Dracula, Van Helsing, Dorian Gray, Dr. Frankenstein & Jack the Ripper.
“It’s very realistic, it’s very grounded,” said Showtime entertainment president John Logan. “The characters are all in very human form in turn-of-the-century London. It’s very psychological and highly erotic.”