Showtime’s ‘Penny Dreadful’ Renewed for Third Season

by Lynn Sorel

Showtime’s ‘Penny Dreadful’ has been renewed for a third season. The season will be nine episodes and air in 2016. 

Showtime President David Nevins said “John Logan’s brilliant writing and this amazingly talented ensemble continue to draw a passionate, global fan base into the meticulously crafted world ‘Penny Dreadful’. Together with our wonderful partners at Sky Atlantic, we’re excited to see what new haunts John and his team have in store for season three.”

John Logan created the series, which stars Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green. It will be filming in Dublin, Ireland again.

Zaj Bennett, director of co-producer Sky Atlantic, said “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.”

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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