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Penny Dreadful has been a breakout original series hit for Showtime and arrived at the perfect time as veteran series Dexter signed off. The "psychosexual drama," as Showtime loves to call it, reworks literature's most infamous monsters and villains in terrifying new ways.
As Penny Dreadful Season 1 only runs eight episodes, CBS Home Entertainment is almost able to pack all eight of them onto Blu-ray Discs. A third disc is also included in the Penny Dreadful Season 1 Blu-ray, and that one is dedicated to bonus features and the season finale.
Here's a breakdown of all the As Penny Dreadful Season 1 Blu-ray bonus features:
Ray Donovan: Season One, Episodes 1 & 2
What is a Penny Dreadful?
The Artisans Pt. »
One bit of news from Sdcc that almost slipped under our radar is that Showtime original series Penny Dreadful: Season One will be released on Blu-ray/DVD on October 7th. It you're looking to add a bit of Victorian intrigue to your Halloween season, read on for the details!
From the Press Release:
The Blu-ray collection also boasts extensive special features that delve into the gripping thriller.
From three-time Oscar nominee John Logan (Skyfall, Hugo, Gladiator) and Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall), Penny Dreadful is a frightening psychosexual drama that weaves together classic horror origin stories into a gripping series that is "moody, mystical and wonderfully twisted" (Cleveland Plain Dealer). Penny Dreadful, starring Josh Hartnett (Black Hawk Down), Timothy Dalton »
- Debi Moore
Following the Penny Dreadful panel at Comic-Con where John Logan and the cast answered questions on the making of Season 1 and teased what’s ahead, Showtime announced that the first season will be making its way to Blu-ray and DVD in October:
“San Diego, Calif. (July 24, 2014) – The acclaimed Showtime® original series Penny Dreadful – Season One will arrive on Blu-ray Disc and DVD October 7, it was announced today during the Penny Dreadful panel at San Diego Comic-Con International 2014.
From Showtime Networks, CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution, the Blu-ray and DVD collections will include every episode of the series’ first season, celebrated by critics as “scary, seductive, surprising, and smart” (NPR) and “solidly entertaining, well cast and oozing with atmosphere” (Variety). Both Blu-ray and DVD collections also boast extensive special features that delve into the gripping thriller.
- Jonathan James
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