Penny Dreadful Season 3 (2016) | Teaser Trailer

Showtime have released the first trailer for Penny Dreadful Season 3 and things look grim for Vanessa.

This season sees the return of Patti LuPone, who guest starred last season as the Cut-Wife, in the new role of Dr. Seward, an American therapist who treats Vanessa with an unconventional new approach. Wes Studi (Hell On Wheels, A Million Ways to Die in the West) will join the cast as Kaetenay, an intense, enigmatic Native American with a deep connection to Ethan, who also becomes an ally to Sir Malcolm (Timothy Dalton).

Returning are Sarah Greene as Hecate, Simon Russell Beale as Ferdinand Lyle, Rory Kinnear as The Creature and Harry Treadaway as Victor Frankenstein. Victor’s other creation Lily, played by Billie Piper, and her lover Dorian Gray, played by Reeve Carney, will gain ‘an acolyte’ Justine, played by Jessica Barden (The Outcast, Far from the Madding Crowd). Another classic literary character Dr. Henry Jekyll will be introduced, played by Shazad Latif (The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Spooks). And Christian Camargo (Dexter, The Hurt Locker) will play zoologist Dr. Alexander Sweet, Sam Barnett (2012, Jupiter Ascending) will play Dr. Seward’s mysterious young secretary and Perdita Weeks (The Tudors) plays Catriona Hartdegan, a scholar with expert knowledge of the supernatural.


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Olga Hughes is currently pre-occupied with fairy tales, fantasy, misanthropy, medieval history and the long eighteenth century. She has a Bachelor of Fine Art from the Victorian College of the Arts and is currently majoring in Literature and History at Deakin. She has contributed to websites such as History behind Game of Thrones, The Anne Boleyn Files and The Tudor Society.