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      Penny Dreadful

      TV-MA 2014 - 2016 3 Seasons Horror Mystery & Thriller Drama List
      91% 98 Reviews Avg. Tomatometer 90% 2,500+ Ratings Avg. Audience Score Many people are familiar with classic literary characters like Dr. Frankenstein and Dorian Gray. "Penny Dreadful" brings those and other characters into a new light by exploring their origin stories in this psychological thriller that takes place in the dark corners of Victorian London. Sir Malcolm is an explorer who has lost his daughter to the city's creatures, and he will do whatever is needed to get her back and to right past wrongs. His accomplice, seductive clairvoyant Vanessa Ives, recruits charming American Ethan Chandler to help locate Sir Malcolm's daughter and slay some monsters. Oscar-winner Sam Mendes ("American Beauty") is one of the series' executive producers. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Premiered Oct 07 Buy Now

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      Penny Dreadful

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      Season 1 81% 2014 Details Season 2 100% 2015 Details Season 3 93% 2016 Details

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      Synopsis Many people are familiar with classic literary characters like Dr. Frankenstein and Dorian Gray. "Penny Dreadful" brings those and other characters into a new light by exploring their origin stories in this psychological thriller that takes place in the dark corners of Victorian London. Sir Malcolm is an explorer who has lost his daughter to the city's creatures, and he will do whatever is needed to get her back and to right past wrongs. His accomplice, seductive clairvoyant Vanessa Ives, recruits charming American Ethan Chandler to help locate Sir Malcolm's daughter and slay some monsters. Oscar-winner Sam Mendes ("American Beauty") is one of the series' executive producers.
      Executive Producer
      John Logan, Sam Mendes
      Screenwriter
      John Logan
      Network
      Showtime
      Rating
      TV-MA
      Genre
      Horror, Mystery & Thriller, Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      May 9, 2014