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By Price Peterson
Penny Dreadful S01E08: ‘Grand Guignol”
There’s just something about Penny Dreadful that makes me want to elevate my language into the more poetic, elegant English of Victorian literature: Aye, gorblimey guvnuh that Eva Green is a right brilliant totty, cheers jolly good. Just kidding, I don’t know what any of that means, I can barely speak American let alone anything approaching the frequently next-level vocabulary of Penny Dreadful. Regardless, no discussion about this instant classic series can start anywhere other than how amazing Eva Green is. Eva Green is perfect basically. Her intense, frightening, eerily cool, tour-de-force performance was the centerpiece of Penny Dreadful and is what held together an otherwise unwieldy monster like the tightest of stitches. I’m not saying we should give Eva Green all of the awards for her work here, but if she doesn’t win them then awards are MEANINGLESS.
Because Eva Green is a national treasure. For what nation, you ask? The nation of TV. In which I am currently a political prisoner, long story.
Note: This interview was done after shooting of Episode 7.
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EGW: On a scale of 1 to Eva Green, how intense is the episode?
James Hawes: Well I guess you, the audience, must decide. But I’m pretty confident we’re talking a 10 on the intensity scale…
EGW: Could you share any production tidbit with us on directing Eva?
JH: What you need to know is that Eva is the most extraordinarily committed and exciting of actors. She throws herself into scenes to point of terrifying the director + crew who are part of the world she is creating. People had to look away, even on set.
EGW: Thank you for such high praises for Ms. Green! We couldn’t be any prouder of her! We are very much looking forward to Possession! We did hear the very same thing from cast and crew of episode 2 (Séance) and episode 5 (Closer Than Sisters)! Filming those (since we cannot spoil!) scenes must have been surreal and it must have been a delight for you as a director! Editing the episodes must have been enjoyable!
JH: Yes. And wait til you see Josh, Harry, Danny and Tim opposite her in this one.
EGW: Will you be livetweeting with us? It will be interesting to hear your thoughts on each scene as a director
JH: In which time zone??
EGW: Original US Showtime airing? 10PM ET, Sunday. Or will you be doing one a week later (UK Sky Atlantic airing)? It’s usually @reevecarney who tweets with us during US. It would be awesome if you could too. Your POV will be interesting!
JH: That would require me to be awake at 3am…well…just maybe. Let’s see what @SHO_Penny thinks… @reevecarney Not sure you will have breath to tweet with during this episode…
EGW: Ha! You are great in making the fans worry with this tweet, sir. Some are already ordering oxygen tanks based on the previews alone!
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