Part 2 of the “Penny Dreadful” production blog focusing on “The Artisans” who work on the show has arrived. Check it out, and let us know if you’ll be among the lucky few who’ll be catching the series premiere at the 2014 SXSW Film Festival.
In the video the production team takes us deeper into the process of creating the world of “Penny Dreadful.” See how scripts are transformed into magnificent sets and the details involved in creating Victorian era London for the series.
We’ve also included Part 1 below just in case you missed it the first time around.
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. If you’ll be at SXSW 2014, you can catch it on Sunday, March 9th, from 2:00-3:00 PM at the Vimeo Theater, 201 Trinity.
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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