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Penny Dreadful

  1. Penny Dreadful Review: “Fresh Hell”

    In which Helen McCrory comes for Eva Green['s Acting Queen title].

    After a fittingly long and drawn-out hiatus over the course of a dark winter, Penny Dreadful has crept back onto our television screens, scorpions, Satan, and all. Oh, and some witches this time, too.

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  2. Dreadfuls Rejoice! Penny Dreadful‘s Cast Tells Us What to Expect From Season 2

    Willy Wonka, apparently.

    It's been a long wait, but Penny Dreadful will finally be back in our lives this Sunday; and in anticipation of the Season 2 premiere, The Mary Sue team was lucky enough to attend events in New York and Toronto celebrating Showtime's breakout gothic horror series. Season 1 spoilers to follow!

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  3. Giveaway: The Gothically Delightful Penny Dreadful Clothing And Book

    Penny Dreadful season two is coming your way on Sunday, so celebrate by entering our gothic giveaway!

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  4. Holy Victoriana, Hot Topic Is Releasing A Penny Dreadful Clothing Line!

    *GRABBY HANDS*

    I've already ordered the scorpion-collar dress. Get on my level.

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  5. Things We Saw Today: Get Your Penny Dreadful Fix With This YouTube Playlist!

    Get ready for the Penny Dreadful premiere May 3rd!

    Do you miss Penny Dreadful? Can't wait for the Season 3 premiere next week? Well, get your fix with this awesome playlist provided by the Penny Dreadful YouTube channel. It even includes the first episode of Season 2 in full so you can introduce the series to a friend!

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  6. Go Watch The First Episode Of Penny Dreadful Season 2 Right Now!

    Seriously, it's up! Go on, then!

    Early Sunday morning, the Penny Dreadful YouTube account posted the full first episode of Penny Dreadful Season 2, a few weeks ahead of its May 3rd premiere. I know I tell people to go watch things a lot, but this is a neat opportunity to get a jump start on one of the most intriguing horror shows I've seen in a long time. Go watch it!

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  7. Things We Saw Today: Penny Dreadful Clue Is a Real Thing That Exists, Is Ideal

    Perfect franchise team-up is perfect.

    A mere $39.99 from Entertainment Earth, pre-order now for July. This means Tim Curry is going to appear on Penny Dreadful, yes?

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  8. Things We Saw Today: Snape Jackets For All!

    10 points to your closet.

    Snape's jacket gets a (very expensive) new cut from Evening Arwen. Peep that luxurious green lining!

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  9. 5 Ways to Feed Your Penny Dreadful Addiction Until Season 2

    Living in Los Angeles, there are advertisements for new movies, TV shows, and music everywhere. Most of the time they’re an eyesore as studios wrap entire city buses with them or cover large billboards in Hollywood with them. However, the ads for Penny Dreadful had me intrigued. I loved the name even though I had no idea what it meant.

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  10. Showtime Will Launch Its Own Standalone Streaming Service So You Won’t Have to Pirate Penny Dreadful

    Look what HBO hath wrought.

    On the heels of HBO's announcement that they'll finally be offering a non-cable-provider-based streaming service, it looks like Showtime will be launching one of their own. Your days of dodging malware to get your favorite shows without an expensive cable package are coming to an end! Not that any of you would do anything illegal...

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  11. Go Behind The Scenes Of Penny Dreadful Season 2 With Creepy New Video & Posters

    How can we wait TWO WHOLE MONTHS

    Penny Dreadful season two premieres on May 3rd, and Showtime is teasing us with small glimpses of what horrors await. This behind the scenes video is (just barely) giving us our Eva fix.

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  12. Things We Saw Today: Fight Evil By Moonlight In These Magical Leggings

    In the name of the moon, I need these on my body.

    We love these Sailor Moon fanart leggings from Lunariaboutique. Your legs will be magical girls! (via Fashionably Geek)

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  13. Pray For Your Soul After Watching The Penny Dreadful Season Two Trailer

    QUEEN EVA RETURNS

    It's coming back, all my dear fans of Gothic and Victorian serialized horror, and it's bringing some surprises with it. Which, you know, shouldn't be surprising if you watched all of season one. Penny Dreadful returns with two extra episodes this season, as well as apparently a) Vanessa Ives being creepy as hell, b) The Phantom of the Opera?!, and c) HELEN MCCRORY BATHING IN BLOOD. April 26th can't come soon enough.

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  14. Holy Frankenstein There’s a Trailer for Penny Dreadful Season Two

    Eva Green continues to slay, obviously.

    Because the Gothic gods are good to us, Penny Dreadful is returning for a second season in 2015, and here's our first look! Seems like Vanessa is truly starting to take control of her powers - and do I see a Bride of Frankenstein Billie Piper in the end? Oh please say yes! If you missed season one, check out Showtime's New Year's Eve marathon starting at 8pm (and don't forget to read our recaps!)

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  15. Things We Saw Today: Who Needs a Christmas Tree When You’ve Got A Little Groot?

    Groot tidings we bring, to you and your kin!

    Hot Toys' Little Groot is a mere $44.99 (well, mere compared to their Star-Lord figurine), with expected shipment in January.

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  16. The Mary Sue’s Holiday Gift Guide, Part 5: Geek Chic!

    Gotta buy 'em all!

    Heck yes you want to look good this holiday season and all year round. What better time to stock up on goodies for you and your friends and family then right now? From geek chic clothing, to make-up, to jewelry, we've got all your best bets for keeping it cute in 2015 right here.

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  17. Get Your Eva Green Fix With This New Penny Dreadful Behind-The-Scenes Featurette

    With bonus and completely random Mass Effect content!

    Here's a frightful new behind-the-scenes segment on Penny Dreadful, taken from the first season Blu-Ray/DVD set! It includes lots of interviews with your faves - and a few newer faces, too (Helen McCrory!). Also, at the 1:00 minute mark, the background music for this video is absolutely without question "Leaving Earth" from the Mass Effect 3 soundtrack. I can't handle the combination of Mass Effect and Penny Dreadful. I need to lie down.

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  18. Penny Dreadful Season Two Is Magically Turning Dublin Into A Winter Horrorland

    I'm expecting some of Wordsworth's "The Brothers," judging by these shots.

    Penny Dreadful is skulking back through the darkness of Victorian London to our screens for season two, and I couldn't be more excited about it. Shooting on the new season started last week, and various crew members have been tweeting photos to either mitigate or worsen the waiting pain, depending on what kind of person you are. I need more weird sex and Eva Green in my life, stat.

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  19. Patti LuPone Cast In Season 2 Of Penny Dreadful

    God, that's good!

    You know how for Penny Dreadful fans, there's a lot of overlap between people who like campy stories about fighting demons and people who like tonally-faithful interpretations of famous literary works?  We're gonna go ahead and guess that there's a lot of musical theater fans among y'all as well, because who doesn't love the literary made camp like a Broadway nerd? Well, hold on to your playbills, because all your dreams are coming true.

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  20. Be Still Our Hearts: Penny Dreadful Veteran To Direct Sophie Turner In Mary Shelley’s Monster

    Sorry, Joffrey, there's a new monster in town!

    Hollywood's having a bit of a Mary Shelley moment, which is good news because we're having a Mary Shelley lifetime. Deadline reports that Game of Thrones' Sophie Turner is now set to star in Mary Shelley's Monster, a film that follows the author as she "writes her seminal novel and is drawn into a Faustian bargain with her own “monster” of an alter ego." Deep breath.

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