Sky Atlantic has renewed Penny Dreadful for a third season.
Created, written and executive produced by Skyfall writer John Logan, the period horror drama launched in May 2014 and Season 2 is currently airing in the UK at 9pm on Tuesday nights on Sky Atlantic.
A co-production with US channel Showtime, nine new episodes will be filmed on location in Dublin and will air next year.
Zai Bennett, Director of Sky Atlantic commented: “Penny Dreadful is the perfect fit for Sky Atlantic; truly international in scale and ambition but with a raft of British talent at its core, and filmed in the Republic of Ireland. I’m thrilled to have the series returning to the channel, and to once again be partnering with John Logan and continuing to work with our good friends at Showtime.”
David Nevins, President, Showtime Networks Inc. added: “John Logan’s brilliant writing and this amazingly talented ensemble continue to draw a passionate, global fan base into the meticulously crafted world of Penny Dreadful. Together with our wonderful partners at Sky, we’re excited to see what new haunts John and his team have in store for Season 3.”
Penny Dreadful stars Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green and brings some of literature’s most terrifying characters together in Victorian London. The supporting cast includes Helen McCrory, Simon Russell Beale, Billie Piper and Rory Kinnear.
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