Dracula, Frankenstein and Dorian Grey...curses, monsters and demons. You can get all the dreadful classics in one big doses in the upcoming horror TV series, Penny Dreadful. Take a look at the new teaser, where Eva Green is possessed by her own demons.
As BD reports, Showtime has released a new teaser trailer for their horror TV series Penny Dreadful, coming in 2014. A "penny dreadful" was a type of 19th century British fiction publication, featuring lurid stories and published in parts for one penny. It is quite a clever title for a horror series that apparently aims to assemble together all the monstrous characters from the most famous Gothic and macabre novels. The show is described as "psychosexual", so it will probably feature some rough scenes.
In the video you can witness a spine chilling demon possession. It features as the haunted heroine Vanessa Ives, kneeling in front of a crucifix and mumbling a powerful prayer... until her demon is finally summoned. Take a look here:
Besides Eva Green, Penny Dreadful is going to star as Ethan Chandler, an amiable American who finds himself trapped in the homeland of all classic monstrosity: the Victorian London.
is going to appear in the role of Sir Malcolm, a rugged African explorer with a personal quest. will impersonate Oscar Wilde's iconic character Dorian Gray and will be doctor Frankenstein.
What do you think of the clip? Will you be watching this horror classic mash-up?