With “Penny Dreadful” getting set to premiere at the 2014 SXSW Film Festival in advance of its debut on Showtime, a new production blog has arrived, this time focusing on the team responsible for set decoration and props.
Check it out below to learn about their craft and see the level of detail that goes into each element of “Penny Dreadful.” You’ll note that the video is labeled “Part 1” so expect more soon!
Timothy Dalton, Reeve Carney, Josh Hartnett, Harry Treadaway, Rory Kinnear, Billie Piper, and Eva Green star.
“Penny Dreadful” is created, written, and executive produced by three-time Oscar nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and executive produced by Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Neal Street’s Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road, “Call the Midwife”). Juan Antonio Bayona (The Orphanage, The Impossible) directs the first two episodes
“Penny Dreadful” is set to premiere on Showtime on Sunday, May 11th, at 10PM ET/PT. For more info in the meantime, visit “Penny Dreadful” on Showtime, “like” “Penny Dreadful” on Facebook, and follow @SHO_Penny on Twitter.
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.
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