Watch first trailer for ‘Penny Dreadful’ Season 3

Showtime has released the first trailer for the new season of Penny Dreadful.

Created, written and executive produced by Skyfall writer John Logan, Penny Dreadful returns in May for nine new episodes.

> Buy Season 1 on DVD on Amazon.

The third season will launch in May on Sky Atlantic in the UK and and Showtime in the US.

Watch the trailer…

Robert Louis Stevenson’s Dr. Henry Jekyll will join the show’s line-up of literary characters in Season 3. The infamous character will be played by Shazad Latif (Spooks).

Other new guest stars will include Christian Camargo (Dexter) as Dr. Alexander Sweet, a zoologist who strikes up an unlikely friendship with Vanessa; Sam Barnett (Jupiter Ascending) as Dr. Seward’s mysterious young secretary; Wes Studi (Hell On Wheels) 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); and Jessica Barden (The Outcast) as Justine, a young acolyte to Lily (Billie Piper) and Dorian Gray (Reeve Carney).

Patti LuPone (American Horror Story), who guest starred in the second season as the Cut-Wife, will be back as a series regular in the new role of Dr. Seward, an American therapist who treats Vanessa Ives (Eva Green) with an unconventional new approach.

Billie Piper, Simon Russell Beale and Harry Treadaway are also return returning.

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