First Photo Arrives from ‘Penny Dreadful’ Season Two

First Photo from Season 2 of Penny Dreadful
Josh Hartnett and Eva Green in ‘Penny Dreadful’ (Photo: Jonathan Hession / SHOWTIME)

Showtime’s released the first photo from the upcoming second season of Penny Dreadful featuring series stars Josh Hartnett and Eva Green. Season two is shooting in Dublin and will air in 2015.

“This season Vanessa (Eva Green) and Ethan (Josh Hartnett) face new challenges, and old enemies, and turn to each other for solace,” said Penny Dreadful creator John Logan. “Their intimacy grows as they are forced to confront their demons together.”

The Season Two Plot:

This season, Vanessa and Ethan form a deeper bond as the group, including Sir Malcolm (Timothy Dalton), Dr. Frankenstein (Harry Treadaway), and Sembene (Danny Sapani), unite to banish the evil forces that threaten to destroy them. Meanwhile, Dorian Gray (Reeve Carney), the Creature (Rory Kinnear) and Brona (Billie Piper) are all waging battles of their own. Patti LuPone will guest star as a mysterious character of great importance in Vanessa’s past. Helen McCrory returns as Evelyn Poole (a.k.a. Madame Kali), the seductive spiritualist who will pose a unique threat to our protagonists this season, along with Simon Russell Beale, who is back as eccentric Egyptologist Ferdinand Lyle. Additional guest stars include Douglas Hodge as a Scotland Yard investigator; Sarah Greene as Poole’s powerful daughter, Hecate; and Johnny Beauchamp as a man with a singular past.

– Exclusive interviews with Harry Treadaway and Reeve Carney


-By Rebecca Murray

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