An award-winning drama series will return to television for a third season. Announcing the renewal today of Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful” was David Nevins, president of Showtime Networks Inc.
The series is created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar nominee John Logan, and stars Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green.
Said Nevins: “John Logan’s brilliant writing and this amazingly talented ensemble continue to draw a passionate, global fan base into the meticulously crafted world of ‘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.”
The series has won two of Britain’s BAFTA Awards and was named Most Exciting New Series in 2014 by the Critics’ Choice Television Awards.