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Showtime Announces ‘Penny Dreadful: City of Angels’

Fans of the Penny Dreadful series have something big to cheer about today. According to Deadline, Showtime has announced a follow-up to the popular series which will be called Penny Dreadful: City of Angels. Series creator John Logan returns to write and executive produce the series along with co-producer Michael Aguilar.

City of Angels will feature new characters and monsters and is set in 1938 Los Angeles. Showtime describes the series as a time and place deeply infused with Mexican-American folklore and social tension. It is rooted in the conflict between characters connected to the deity Santa Muerte and others allied with the Devil. read more

Penny Dreadful Series to Continue in Comic Book Format

Titan Comics has announced that they will be publishing a Penny Dreadful comic which is set six months after the ending of the TV show’s final season. The series will be done by Co-Executive Producer Chris King and illustrator Jesús Hervás.

The story focuses on Ethan Chandler (Josh Hartnett) as he struggles with the loss of Vanesa Ives (Eva Green). Before long, Ethan finds himself engaged in battle with other creatures of the night.

“There are a lot of stories left to tell, and there is no one better to tell them than Chris King,” said Penny Dreadful comic editor, Lizzie Kaye. read more

DVD & Blu-ray Releases: October 4, 2016

DVD & Blu-ray Releases: October 4, 2016

This week’s releases include TV seasons of American Horror Story: Hotel, Preacher and Penny Dreadful. As for movies we have The Purge: Election Year and The Wailing, along with new special editions of several horror classics. You can view the complete list of this week’s horror releases below.

American Horror Story: Hotel [Blu-ray]

Starring:  Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett

Synopsis: Check in to the fifth season of the deliciously diabolical series from creators Ryan Murphy & Brad Falchuk, starring a killer cast that includes Lady Gaga – in her Golden Globe®-Winning role as The Countess – along with Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Matt Bomer, Denis O’Hare and Sarah Paulson. A string of grisly murders is traced back to the sinister, sensuous Countess (Gaga), an infamous resident of the stylish Hotel Cortez in downtown Los Angeles. American Horror Story: Hotel is a visually stunning, visceral feast. Come explore the hidden corridors of this fiendishly entertaining show with accommodating extras. read more

Showtime Previewing Season 3 Premiere of PENNY DREADFUL

Showtime is going to be making the season premiere of Penny Dreadful available online prior to its May 1 air date.   Starting today, viewers, including those not subscribed to Showtime, can watch the premiere for free on  YouTube, Facebook and SHO.com.    The online version is a TV-14 rated edited version of the premiere. 

It is available on Hulu, Roku and Sony PlayStation Vue for sampling.   It is also available On Demand via cable providers, which include Comcast’s Xfinity TV, Cox Communications, DirecTV, Dish, Time Warner Cable and Verizon FiOS.   Subscribers can view it on Showtime on Demand.  read more