Showtime Revives Franchise It Canceled Two Years Ago

Nov 1, 2018  •  Post A Comment

Showtime is bringing back a title that the channel abruptly terminated a couple of years back, announcing plans today for a new chapter in the “Penny Dreadful” saga.

Calling it a “spiritual descendant of the ‘Penny Dreadful’ story,” which was set in Victorian-era London, Showtime revealed that the new installment, “Penny Dreadful: City of Angels,” opens in 1938 Los Angeles, “a time and place deeply infused with Mexican-American folklore and social tension.”

John Logan, the creator, writer and executive producer of the original series, is back on board in those same roles.

Please click here for more about the project in today’s announcement.

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