Three Cast Members Named for Showtime’s Penny Dreadful

Posted by at 10:24 am on September 10, 2013

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Reeve Carney (“Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark”), Rory Kinnear (Skyfall) and Harry Treadaway (The Lone Ranger) are the latest stars to join the cast of the Showtime drama series, “Penny Dreadful,” which will begin filming this fall for a 2014 premiere on the network. They join the recently announced Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green.

Carney will play Dorian Grey in a reprisal of Oscar Wilde’s supernaturally attractive and decadent young hero with Kinnear playing a mysterious character of haunting intensity and, in a new version of Mary Shelley’s inspired and obsessed genius, Treadaway will take on the role of Dr. Victor Frankenstein.

Penny Dreadful” is a frightening psychological thriller created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator) and executive produced by Logan’s Desert Wolf Productions, along with Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road, “Call The Midwife“), both of Neal Street. Of the eight episodes, the first two will be directed by Juan Antonio Bayona, who helmed The Orphanage and The Impossible, starring Naomi Watts in her Oscar-nominated performance.

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