The new season of Penny Dreadful doesn’t begin until May 1, but Showtime has dropped a couple of new teasers that hint at what’s to come. Unsurprisingly, it’s darker than dark. Vanessa, who narrates both clips, claims she’s not frightened of evil, Satan, and so forth anymore. But maybe she should be?
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In kind of a flip-flop of how these things usually unfold, Showtime’s Victorian England-set horror drama Penny Dreadful—which will unveil its third season in 2016—will jump from the screen to the page, courtesy of a Titan Comics series penned by the series’ scriptwriters.
Penny Dreadful’s second season has been a Victorian Gothic rollercoaster, and going into the finale we had a half-dozen cliffhangers to clean up—but nothing could have prepared us for what happened.
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Penny Dreadful has spent its entire season building to a supernatural faceoff. And this week, the show goes for a pulpy haunted-house ride that’s so Victorian, we hit the Varney Singularity. Ruh-roh!
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Summer TV is in full swing, and we’ve got a couple of new shows premiering this week. There’s the vigilante hacker thriller Mr. Robot and Humans, a series that explores the line between humans and their synthetic servants. Plus, Under the Dome and Falling Skies are both back for new seasons. Details ahead.
As we head for the season endgame, Penny Dreadful is determined to drop the portents and start surprising us. And with Vanessa gone, everything shatters. There’s one scene, in particular, that’s jaw-droppingly nuts. And we made a clip for you! Spoilers ahead...
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Showtime’s renewed Penny Dreadful for a third season. The third season will be nine episodes long. [Variety]
It’s a big week for summer TV with the premieres of Syfy’s new space bounty hunter show Killjoys and The Astronauts’ Wives Club, which brings us back to the early days of the space race. Plus, True Detective returns with a new existential mystery and Orphan Black’s latest season comes to a close.
We’ve said for a while that Penny Dreadful’s plot comes well after its characters and atmosphere. But at this point, we suspect there’s a Victorian singularity — a point beyond which you’re actually too Victorian for your own good — and the show might be reaching it. Spoilers ahead...
And that’s not a knock against Penny Dreadful — I just never expected to see any merchandise for it, let alone some pretty dang fabulous action figures of Ethan and Vanessa. Need a period-dressed Eva Green action figure in your life? Look no further.
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Amid a season’s slow-burn dread, Dorian Gray threw a party. You know it’s a social tangle when the showers of blood are the least stressful part, but the dialogue in this week’s Penny Dreadful is worth it.
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