Penny Dreadful TV Series

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Probably you have heard many stories about Penny Dreadful, the American horror TV show. The good news is that you can watch it where new episodes are added as they are broadcasted on Showtime.

Penny Dreadful – the title refers to the 19th century cheap British fiction publication, premiered on May 11, 2014, on the Showtime channel. Created by John Logan, the TV show received positive reviews right from the beginning, and started to be one of the most expected shows on the year.

Penny Dreadful is a weird, scary, but especially entertaining TV shows, a mix between horror, drama, and characters from classic literature, with a real touch from the original stories. The series respects the past, but bring the old stories into a new light, convincing the fans to watch it on The show is completely new, even if it brings familiar characters into our attention; it presents them in a way never seen before.

The show debuts with the story of the American Ethan Chandler (played by Josh Hartnett), who tries to convince the Brits about some dramatics stories from the Wild West. One of the persons from the audience is Vanessa Ives (played by Eva Green), a mysterious medium, with a lot of problems in her life. She asks Ethan to help her and Malcolm Murray (played by Timothy Dalton), a British explorer, to find her disappeared daughter. Sir Malcolm is fully convinced he can save the girl, and he is putting all his efforts into it.

On the other hand, Ethan came with a secret past, but there is nothing as dark as the things he will discover soon. He takes the job from Vanessa and Sir Malcom, who warns him not to let the new things amaze him, and not to hesitate, no matter what. The advice sounds carrying, but actually the experiences that are coming to Ethan are beyond amazing. His life changes completely, in a scary way, but Ethan tries to live just like before.

When he asks Vanessa and Malcolm where are they going, he gets a simple answer, which actually says everything: “Amongst dead things.”

In the first two episodes, which were given to the critics, you can watch a different story of Dorian Gray (Reeve Carney), the smart prostitute of the streets Brona Croft (Bilie Piper), and also the legend of Dr. Victor Frankenstein (Danny Sapani). Both episodes were extremely well received by the critics, and the good news is that more stars (and interesting legendary characters) will pop up.

Penny Dreadful is a unique mix of everything a show needs to be successful, and it could have easily go wrong. But this TV show managed to keep everything in a cool way, with an interesting story line, great characters, and especially a great cast, so if you are into horror stories, go for it. There are not a lot of episodes available, it is true, but what can be more exciting than starting a new great TV show, and counting the days until it is broadcasted?