‘Penny Dreadful is Asylum-Bound in First Season 3 Photo and Synopsis
The pulp origins of a Penny Dreadful haven’t stopped Showtime’s psychosexual drama from going deeper and darker with each episode, and an additional nine in 2016 have the Eva Green series filling with even more dread. Check out the first photo from Season 3 in 2016, along with a full synopsis and new guest stars!
Showtime released the first new photo from Penny Dreadful Season 3, featuring Green’s Vanessa, as well as Season 2 guest star Patti Lupone returning in a different role, as outline by the full synopsis for Season 3:
Season three includes a wealth of new and returning stars. Tony® Award winner LuPone (American Horror Story), who guest starred last season as the Cut-Wife, returns as a series regular in the new role of Dr. Seward, an American therapist who treats Vanessa with an unconventional new approach. Wes Studi (Hell On Wheels, A Million Ways to Die in the West) is a new series regular starring as Kaetenay, an intense, enigmatic Native American with a deep connection to Ethan (Josh Hartnett) who also becomes an ally to Sir Malcolm (Timothy Dalton).
Guest stars Sarah Greene (Hecate) and Simon Russell Beale (Ferdinand Lyle) return, along with new guest stars Shazad Latif (The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Spooks) as Dr. Henry Jekyll; Screen Actors Guild® Award nominee Christian Camargo (Dexter, The Hurt Locker) as zoologist Dr. Alexander Sweet; Sam Barnett (2012, Jupiter Ascending) as Dr. Seward’s mysterious young secretary; Jessica Barden (The Outcast, Far from the Madding Crowd) as Justine, a young acolyte to Lily (Billie Piper) and Dorian Gray (Reeve Carney); and Perdita Weeks (The Tudors), as Catriona Hartdegan, a scholar with expert knowledge of the supernatural. Rory Kinnear (as The Creature) and Harry Treadaway (as Dr. Frankenstein) also star.
Penny Dreadful Season 3 doesn’t yet have an official premiere for 2016, but take a look at the first photo above, and start sharpening your claws.