Veteran book designer turned graphic novelist Martin Stiff is no stranger to the world of Penny Dreadful. The last time we interviewed him, he talked about his career as a graphic novelist for award-nominated graphic novel The Absence as well as his work on illustrating the Penny Dreadful special edition book Dracula. This time, he talks about his work on illustrating the fan essential The Art and Making of Penny
At the moment I’m working on Penny Dreadful in Ardmore Studios. It’s a psycho-sexual thriller made by the US production company Showtime. I’m part of the core stunt team for it. I double for the actress Eva Green. She has incredible mental and physical stamina, and she is very focused. We get on quite well. She does most of her own stunt work, so I end up rehearsing fights with
Young actress Lili Davies is best known for having the honor to play Young Vanessa Ives on Penny Dreadful. We caught up with Lili to talk about her young career, working on Penny Dreadful, observing and meeting Eva Green and the advice that Timothy Dalton gave her. How are you Lili? Hiya, I’m very well thank you, excited to be interviewed! Tell us something about yourself. I’m 16 years
By Roth Cornet “Once I embraced the occult I knew I had to have witches.” Showtime’s horror series Penny Dreadful is set to return for its second season this April. Critics have responded positively to the dark, gothic drama, but hasn’t entirely found its audience yet. Though he’s a fan of the series himself, Showtime President said that the sophomore season is “do or die” for the series. Set in
By Ben Travers The cast and creator of “Penny Dreadful” sat down for a 30-minute panel discussion at their Winter TCA presentation in January. The group included John Logan, Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Helen McCrory and Harry Treadaway. After showcasing a new trailer to kick things off (see below), the group of five did their best to tease Season 2 without spoiling. We shall try to do the same. SPOILERS ahead
Dread Recknoning — Dare you gaze upon the ghastly sights awaiting you in Penny Dreadful‘s second season? SFX’s Joseph McCabe will be your guide.
By Elizabeth Wagmeister “Penny Dreadful’s” second season has been pushed back one week. The 10-episode season two will now premiere on Sunday, May 3. Showtime’s thriller was originally set to bow on April 26, previously announced at the Television Critics Assn. press tour. The new episodes welcome back Helen McCrory, who is back as Evelyn Poole (aka Madame Kali), and Simon Russell Beale, who returns as Ferdinand Lyle. Guest stars include Patti LuPone, Douglas Hodge, Sarah
Eva Green was photographed on the set of Penny Dreadful at Ardmore Studios on February 13, 2015 in County Wicklow, Ireland. Thanks to our good friend Luciana for the HQs.
By David Crow With a new trailer, we have all the news and updates about Eva Green’s bewitching Vanessa Ives and the rest of Penny Dreadful Season 2. A familiar door been reopened. Indeed, if you listen closely, already can be heard the cries of restless spirits (or at least Showtime fans) yearning to embrace the other side of the Deminonde once more; Showtime’s Penny Dreadful is returning for
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