Watch epic new trailer for ‘Penny Dreadful’ Season 3

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Showtime has released a new two-minute trailer for the third season of Penny Dreadful.

Created, written and executive produced by Skyfall writer John Logan, the fantasy horror drama is back in the US on Monday 1 May with the first of nine new episodes. Season 3 is expected to begin in the UK on Sky Atlantic in May.

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The epic trailer is backed by Ursine Vulpine‘s cover of ‘Do You Realize’ by The Flaming Lips.

Watch the trailer…

Robert Louis Stevenson’s Dr. Henry Jekyll is joining 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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