The monsters are all coming back out to play this May, and Showtime’s Penny Dreadful looks as delightfully horrifying and bonkers as ever. See if you can decode anything about what’s happening, and say hello to Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in the first official Season 3 trailer, with bonus poster!

Urging fans to embrace their dark sides, Showtime released the first official trailer for Penny Dreadful Season 3, featuring Vanessa (Eva Green) in an asylum, and all manner of new creatures. There’s even a new poster, and hey, look! It’s a skull. What fun.

Penny Dreadful Season 3 Poster

In the meantime, so reads 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 will premiere on May 1, so check out the trailer above, and get committed to the insanity.

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