Penny Dreadful returns to Canada

Viewers in Canada will be able to tune in to the second season of Penny Dreadful when the horror drama returns next month.

Penny Dreadful

Penny Dreadful

Corus Entertainment-owned The Movie Network and Movie Central has acquired rights to the new ten-episode run, which will launch on May 3.

The story picks up with Vanessa Ives (Eva Green) and Ethan Chandler (Josh Hartnett) forming a deeper bond as the group, including Sir Malcolm (Timothy Dalton), Dr Frankenstein (Harry Treadaway), and Sembene (Danny Sapani) unite to banish the evil forces that threaten to destroy them. Meanwhile, Dorian Gray (Reeve Carney), the Creature (Rory Kinnear), and Brona (Billie Piper) are all waging battles of their own.

Penny Dreadful is produced by Neal Street Productions and Desert Wolf Productions.

Creator and writer John Logan executive produces with Sam Mendes and Pippa Harris.

The series was originally commissioned by Showtime in the US and the UK’s Sky Atlantic.