There's a reason we're still reading Frankenstein... why Dorian Gray provokes our thoughts and Dracula still frightens us. Those themes and more are explored in this look at the literary origins of Showtime's "Penny Dreadful" narrated by series creator John Logan.
"Penny Dreadful" is set to premiere on Showtime on Sunday, May 11th, at 10Pm Et/Pt.
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"Penny Dreadful" is created, written, and executive produced by three-time Oscar nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and executive produced by Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Neal Street's Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road, "Call the Midwife").
Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula, »
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