WINNER: BEST ACTRESS Eva Green (Penny Dreadful) One of the most fearless and raw tv performances in years was gifted to us by Eva Green, who played a Victorian Era woman having to battle very real inner demons. Never afraid to give her all – sometimes going to such extreme places that you almost felt empathetic exhaustion watching her – Green was absolutely riveting throughout Penny Dreadful’s first season.
By Trace Thurman Penny Dreadful – The Séance Talk about a slow burn. Penny Dreadful has one of the most interesting narratives of any TV show I’ve ever seen. Based on the pilot alone, it is clear that the destination is not what’s important with this show, but rather the journey instead. Penny Dreadful takes its sweet time getting to the point, and at first I was a little bored but after
Penny Dreadful is ramping up the horror in Season 2. Showtime’s gothic drama returns on Sunday, April 26 at 10/9c with more monsters and even creepier imagery than before, like this blood bath that new villain Evelyn Poole (Helen McCror) is soaking in. And although Vanessa (Eva Green) and Ethan (Josh Hartnett) have fought off a number of creatures both alive and undead on Penny Dreadful, can they survive a
By Willa Paskin Mo, you have already chimed in for Penny Dreadful, but I want to chime in particularly for Eva Green. She plays Vanessa Ives, a woman with a traumatic past and a penchant for communing with spirits. Late in the season she became possessed, and not by some semi-friendly neighborhood spirit. Ives’ possession looked painful, brutal, and physically taxing. Green threw her body around with convincing abandon and
By Collider Staff Penny Dreadful – “Closer Than Sisters” Eva Green should be getting some awards recognition for her work on Showtime’s Penny Dreadful. Want to see why? All you have to do is watch episode 5, “Closer Than Sisters.” It was pretty clear that she was going to own the show after the seance scene in episode 2, but “Closer Than Sisters” isn’t just a standout installment because
By Araceli Roach Penny Dreadful returns to Showtime in just a few months. The Gothic horror series – which boasted an all-star cast, including Eva Green, Josh Hartnett and Timothy Dalton – captured its audience by combining the right amount of sex, violence and sensational tales to keep viewers enthralled until the very end, and now it hopes to raise the stakes in season 2. Season 1 of the new
By Kara Howland Warning: Spoilers Ahead I love genre shows, so when I heard Showtime’s Penny Dreadful would include mashup of some of the best known horror villains there are — Frankenstein’s monster, vampires, a wolf man — I knew we were in for a treat. That combined with the strange and tormented lives of all the main characters makes for an interesting and intriguing show. Now that I’ve been introduced
By Jeff York Premium cable’s new horror series “Penny Dreadful” was good in its debut season, with the potential to be truly great in its sophomore effort. Star Eva Green however, was never anything less than extraordinary throughout. Whether channeling demons in a séance or archly flirting with costar Josh Hartnett, you couldn’t take your eyes off of her saucy and sinful Vanessa Ives character. And about halfway through the
Penny Dreadful Season 2 will premiere on Showtime on May 3, 2015, Sunday at 10PM ET/PT.
No one can deny that 2014 is such an epic year for Eva and as we look back to the busy, crazy and hands down amazing year that has been, let us know of your favorite Eva Green moments from this year! 1) Favorite Eva Green Project of 2014 2) Favorite Eva Green Character of 2014 3) Favorite Eva Green Red Carpet Moment of 2014 4) Favorite Eva Green Quote
By Laura Prudom The first season of Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful” explored some of horror fiction’s most famous figures, spinning a provocative yarn that weaved vampires, werewolves and demons into the more recognizable stories of Dorian Gray and Victor Frankenstein for a gripping and gruesome monster mash-up. While viewers may have been lured by the chance to see such iconic characters inhabiting the same screen, they stayed for the powerhouse
By Fernanda Baldioti The star of calendar 2015, the french actress collects stuffed animals and only watch movies on plane LONDON – At first glance, the production can cause impact: dress and red lipstick, and Louboutin sandals and a powerful make-up worthy of a diva of the cinema. But the look that Eva Green wore last Wednesday in a suite at the Ace Hotel in London, to launch the
By Sydney Bucksbaum Can Vanessa Ives (Eva Green) ever really live a normal life on Penny Dreadful? Or more importantly, does she even want to live a normal life? All throughout season one of the hit Showtime drama, Vanessa was driven by her inner demons, and sometimes, she even liked the way they made her feel. They “empowered” her in a way, despite all the troubles they brought to her
By Sarah Michaud “I love the one where I’m on the moon,” Eva Green remarks as she flips through her Campari calendar images with PEOPLE. “The astronaut outfit and the hairdo is really cool. And the Negroni shot, where I’m in a Vivienne Westwood courtesan outfit, has such a laid-back, romantic mood.” The Penny Dreadful star, 34, is the face of the liqueur’s 2015 calendar, shot by Julia Fullerton-Batten and celebrating
The Sin City actress said there are not enough acting roles for women. Eva Green believes sexism is still an issue in Hollywood and there are not enough good roles for women – but television is slowly changing things. The actress is shooting the second series of the Showtime and Sky TV horror Penny Dreadful. Green told the Standard: “There are simply not enough good roles for women and for