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Billie Piper Loves Jenna Coleman, Calls Her “Brilliant”

19 hours ago | Kasterborous.com | See recent Kasterborous news »

Philip Bates is a writer at Kasterborous Doctor Who News and Reviews - All the latest Doctor Who news and reviews with our weekly podKast, features and interviews, and a long-running forum.

Not content with heaping praise on Peter Capaldi, the lovely Billie Piper says Jenna Coleman (aka current companion, Clara Oswald) is “brilliant.” In an interview with the Radio Times, the Secret Diary of a Call Girl actress said: “Everything I’ve seen [of Series 8] I’ve thought is brilliant. I think Jenna Coleman is brilliant and I...

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- Philip Bates

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Agent Carter Adds Captain America's Dominic Cooper, as Howard Stark

30 September 2014 10:26 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

As anticipated — yet still worth noting — Dominic Cooper is set to reprise his Captain America film role as Tony Stark’s father on ABC’s Marvel’s Agent Carter.

Marvel.com was first to report the news.

Cooper originated the role of Howard Stark in 2011’s Captain America: The First Avenger, then reprised it for the DVD featurette Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter. The Brit’s previous TV credits include the miniseries Fleming and Sense & Sensibility.

An eight-episode midseason drama due to claim the Tuesdays-at-9 time slot during Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s winter hiatus, Marvel’s »

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Penny Dreadful Season 2 Casting Update

8 September 2014 4:37 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

American Horror Story: Coven fans who enjoyed renowned Broadway actress Patti LuPone’s turn as the murderous mother next door may be drawn to Season 2 of Showtime’s Penny Dreadful series, as LuPone has been announced to play a key guest-starring role connected to Eva Green’s character. Several other guest stars have been revealed and two actors have been bumped up to series regulars.

According to Variety, LuPone will join a Season 2 guest star roster that includes Douglas Hodge, Sarah Greene and Jonny Beauchamp:

“Hodge will play an intense Scotland Yard investigator named Bartholomew Rusk who is on the hunt to discover who is responsible for the terrible murders that have been plaguing London. Greene will play Hecate, the powerful daughter of Helen McCrory’s Evelyn Poole, and Beauchamp has the vague and mysterious character description of a “young man with a singular past.”

Showtime has also announced that »

- Derek Anderson

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Blu-ray, DVD Release: Penny Dreadful: Season 1

21 August 2014 12:02 PM, PDT | Disc Dish | See recent Disc Dish news »

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Oct. 7, 2014

Price: DVD $42.99, Blu-ray $48.99

Studio: Showtime/Paramount

Something gets under Eva Green's skin in Penny Dreadful

Showtime’s critically acclaimed horror drama TV series Penny Dreadful stars Josh Hartnett (40 Days and 40 Nights), Timothy Dalton (The Rocketeer) and Eva Green (Perfect Sense).

The show sets out to completely reinvent some of literature’s most famous characters. Icons of terror such as Victor Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and timeless figures from Dracula join a core of original characters in a dark and brutal quest to save a soul – even as they grapple with their own monstrous temptations. Set in the 19th Century, the stories are in the style of the British “penny dreadful” publications of that time period, lurid serial stories appearing in parts over a number of weeks.

Created by three-time Oscar-nominated screenwriter John Logan (Skyfall, Hugo) and co-exec-produced by Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty), the »

- Laurence

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First ’71 Trailer: Jack O’Connell Tries to Find His Way Home

19 August 2014 8:16 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

One of the best films I saw at this year’s Berlin Film Festival was ’71, which is the feature directorial debut of Yann Demange (whose credits include some high-profile and acclaimed British television series like Top Boy, Criminal Justice, Secret Diary of a Call Girl).  The film is set in Belfast in 1971 and it’s about a young British soldier (Jack O’Connell) that’s accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot.  Trapped behind enemy lines, he’s unable to tell friend from foe, and we follow as he tries to find his way home, while the locals battle for supremacy.  One of the reasons the film is so powerful is that it doesn’t portray any character or side in absolutes.  Each person we meet along the way has depth, and Demange doesn’t pull any punches when depicting the violence of the times. With '71 doesn't yet »

- Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub

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The Expedition Leads to Extinction

8 August 2014 7:30 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Playing as part of the 2014 Film4 FrightFest is the upcoming dinosaur flick The Expedition, and right now we can report the flick has undergone a name change. It's now known as Extinction, and you can check out the new poster right here.

Adam Spinks' Extinction stars Ben Loyd-Holmes (Skyfall, "Da Vinci’s Demons," "Torchwood"), Neil Newbon ("Holby City," "Hollyoaks"), Sarah MacDonnell ("Secret Diary of a Call Girl," Montana), Ernesto Cantu (World War Z), and Daniel Caren (The Girl Is Mime, The Hike) as well as Simon Burbage (Pulp: The Movie) and Dolores Reynals.

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A research team led by a renowned and respected professor embark on an expedition deep within the Amazon to study vulnerable and endangered species. However, after a series of strange events, the superstitious guides abandon the team, who, faced with a tough decision, decide to remain deep in the jungle in an attempt to complete their study. »

- Steve Barton

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#SDCC14: Penny Dreadful Season 1 Heading to Blu-ray/DVD in October

26 July 2014 7:30 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

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:

From Showtime Networks, CBS Home Entertainment, and Paramount Home Media Distribution, the Penny Dreadful: Season One Blu-ray collection will include every episode of the series' first season.

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

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Penny Dreadful Season 1 Blu-ray / DVD Cover Art & Release Details

25 July 2014 10:27 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

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.

From three-time Oscar® nominee John Logan (Skyfall, Hugo, Gladiator) and Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, »

- Jonathan James

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Mistresses Recap: Psychiatrist Walks Into a Bar...

23 June 2014 8:05 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

An all-important, brand-spankin’-new fifth lead character arrived on the scene during tonight’s installment of Mistresses. That she did so in a slinky black dress, with a fresh glass of chardonnay (in. her. hand.), lies slipping off her tongue and a hint of danger in her eyes makes said arrival a cause for celebration. So let’s give a slow clap for (and raise a glass of, well, anything to)… Jennifer!

Deutschmarks or dollars… American Express will do nicely, thank you!

Wait, I take back that Tina Turner lyric. I don’t mean to make light of Karen Kim’s pain, »

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Doctor Who: the film careers of Matt Smith and Peter Capaldi

4 June 2014 11:59 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Alex's series looking back at the film careers of actors who've played the Doctor finishes with Matt Smith and Peter Capaldi...

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Read the previous part in this series: the film careers of Christopher Eccleston and David Tennant, here.

By 2009, the new version of Doctor Who had become not only an integral part of Saturday night television and a huge Christmas ratings winner but also an international success all over again. David Tennant, who had played the Time Lord since 2005 and was, arguably, more popular than any Doctor since the mighty Tom Baker hung up his scarf in 1981, had announced his resignation from the part he loved in October 2008. Many wondered how the incoming showrunner, Steven Moffat, would follow Tennant and what kind of show would emerge.

Tennant spent much of 2009 on stage in Hamlet and was only able to devote small amounts of time to Doctor Who. Occasional specials »

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Frankenstein’s Creature featured in latest Penny Dreadful poster

30 May 2014 12:45 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Showtime has unveiled a new poster for Penny Dreadful, which features Victor Frankenstein’s original creation – a hideous monster with a deep and anguished soul, whose horrible appearance and unusual “birth” have left him a lonely, misunderstood outcast, furious at his creator over his unfortunate fate….

Penny Dreadful airs on Showtime in the States and Sky Atlantic in the UK, with a cast that includes Josh Hartnett (Black Hawk Down, Sin City), Eva Green (Casino Royale, 300: Rise of an Empire) Timothy Dalton (The Living Daylights, License to Kill), Reeve Carney (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), Rory Kinnear (Quantum of Solace, Skyfall), Harry Treadaway (Cockneys vs. Zombies, The Lone Ranger), Danny Sapani (and Billie Piper (Doctor Who, Secret Diary of a Call Girl).

The post Frankenstein’s Creature featured in latest Penny Dreadful poster appeared first on Flickering Myth. »

- Gary Collinson

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Watch the First Episode of Showtime’s New Horror Series Penny Dreadful Online Now

28 April 2014 10:45 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

One of the more intriguing summer television offerings heading our way is Showtime’s psychosexual horror series Penny Dreadful, and in advance of its official premiere, the pay cable network has put the full episode online in its entirety to watch for free.  Created by Skyfall scribe John Logan in collaboration with executive producer Sam Mendes, the show takes place in Victorian London and finds some of literature’s most terrifying characters crossing paths.  All of the trailers thus far have been highly fascinating, and I’m definitely looking forward to checking out this full episode soon. Hit the jump to watch the full premiere episode of Penny Dreadful.  The show stars Eva Green, Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Reeve Carney, Billie Piper, Rory Kinnear, Harry Treadway, and Danny SapaniPenny Dreadful premieres on Showtime Sunday, May 11th. Here’s the official synopsis for Penny Dreadful: In Penny Dreadful, some »

- Adam Chitwood

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Watch the First Episode of Penny Dreadful Online

28 April 2014 10:17 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

In 1998, he played a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse with boogeyman extraordinaire Michael Myers. That same year, he showed school spirit by helping repel an alien invasion of his high school. Years later, in 2007, he fought some of the world’s most vicious vamps in Alaska.

Now Josh Hartnett is in the midst of evil once again, playing the lead in John Logan’s (co-writer of Skyfall) Showtime series, Penny Dreadful. In a show populated by classic literary villains like Frankenstein’s monster and Dorian Gray, Hartnett is sure to have his hands full. You can now catch the first Penny Dreadful episode ahead of its premiere and see Hartnett, a hero to many horror hounds, back in the ring to take another swing at horror’s hellish haunters.

“In Penny Dreadful, some of literature’s most famously terrifying characters — including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula, »

- Derek Anderson

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Watch The First Episode Of Penny Dreadful Online Now

28 April 2014 6:21 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Click on the image below to watch over at Showtime Anytime. In Penny Dreadful, some of literature's most famously terrifying characters -- including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula, all brilliantly reimagined in a whole new light -- have become embroiled in Victorian London. The series stars Josh Hartnett (Black Hawk Down), Eva Green (Casino Royale) Timothy Dalton (The Living Daylights and License to Kill), Reeve Carney (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), Rory Kinnear (Skyfall), Harry Treadaway (The Lone Ranger), Billie Piper (Doctor Who, Secret Diary of a Call Girl) and Danny Sapani (The Bill). The series is a frightening psychosexual thriller created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar® nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and executive produced by Logan's Desert Wolf Productions, along with Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road, Call The Midwife), both of Neal Street. »

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New images from the pilot episode of Penny Dreadful

22 April 2014 11:54 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Thanks to Spoiler TV, we’ve got a batch of fifteen images from Showtime’s star-studded Victorian-era thriller Penny Dreadful, which has been created by Skyfall screenwriter John Logan, with Sam Mendes executive producing. Check out the gallery here…

Penny Dreadful is set to premiere on Showtime on May 11th, with a cast that includes Josh Hartnett (Black Hawk Down, Sin City), Eva Green (Casino Royale, 300: Rise of an Empire) Timothy Dalton (The Living Daylights, License to Kill), Reeve Carney (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), Rory Kinnear (Quantum of Solace, Skyfall), Harry Treadaway (Cockneys vs. Zombies, The Lone Ranger), Danny Sapani (and Billie Piper (Doctor Who, Secret Diary of a Call Girl). Watch the trailer here.

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- Gary Collinson

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Photos from Penny Dreadful

22 April 2014 9:42 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We’re getting close to the premiere of Penny Dreadful and we have a set of photos from the upcoming Showtime horror series from Skyfall‘s John Logan and Sam Mendes:

“In Penny Dreadful, some of literature’s most famously terrifying characters — including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula, all brilliantly reimagined in a whole new light — have become embroiled in Victorian London. The series stars Josh Hartnett (Black Hawk Down), Eva Green (Casino Royale) Timothy Dalton (The Living Daylights and License to Kill), Reeve Carney (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), Rory Kinnear (Skyfall), Harry Treadaway (The Lone Ranger), Billie Piper (Doctor Who, Secret Diary of a Call Girl) and Danny Sapani (The Bill).

The series is a frightening psychosexual thriller created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar® nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and executive produced by Logan’s Desert Wolf Productions, »

- Jonathan James

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New Stills From The First Ep Of Penny Dreadful: "Night Work"

22 April 2014 7:22 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

In Penny Dreadful, some of literature's most famously terrifying characters -- including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula, all brilliantly reimagined in a whole new light -- have become embroiled in Victorian London. The series stars Josh Hartnett (Black Hawk Down), Eva Green (Casino Royale) Timothy Dalton (The Living Daylights and License to Kill), Reeve Carney (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), Rory Kinnear (Skyfall), Harry Treadaway (The Lone Ranger), Billie Piper (Doctor Who, Secret Diary of a Call Girl) and Danny Sapani (The Bill). The series is a frightening psychosexual thriller created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar® nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and executive produced by Logan's Desert Wolf Productions, along with Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road, Call The Midwife), both of Neal Street. Of the eight episodes, the first two will be directed »

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Meet The Penny Dreadful Gang In New "Just Like You" Promo

20 April 2014 12:33 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

In Penny Dreadful, some of literature's most famously terrifying characters -- including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula, all brilliantly reimagined in a whole new light -- have become embroiled in Victorian London. The series stars Josh Hartnett (Black Hawk Down), Eva Green (Casino Royale) Timothy Dalton (The Living Daylights and License to Kill), Reeve Carney (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), Rory Kinnear (Skyfall), Harry Treadaway (The Lone Ranger), Billie Piper (Doctor Who, Secret Diary of a Call Girl) and Danny Sapani (The Bill). The series is a frightening psychosexual thriller created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar® nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and executive produced by Logan's Desert Wolf Productions, along with Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road, Call The Midwife), both of Neal Street. Of the eight episodes, the first two will be directed »

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Meet Dorian Grey and Brona Croft in Exclusive New Clip from Showtime’s Penny Dreadful

11 April 2014 11:09 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Though the television landscape has certainly gotten darker over the past few years, Showtime is looking to push the boundaries even further with its upcoming drama series Penny Dreadful.  From executive producers John Logan and Sam Mendes (Skyfall), the show takes place in Victorian London and finds some of literature’s most terrifying characters crossing paths.  Ahead of its debut, we here at Collider have been provided with an exclusive Penny Dreadful clip to share with our readers.  In the clip, we’re introduced to Dorian Grey (played by Reeve Carney) and Irish immigrant/prostitute Brona Croft (Billie Piper), as the actors discuss how their characters fit into the series. Hit the jump to watch the Penny Dreadful clip.  The show also stars Eva Green, Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Rory Kinnear, Harry Treadway, and Danny SapaniPenny Dreadful premieres on Showtime Sunday, May 11th. ComplexEmbed.Application.initialize({cId: "5keW95bDrWxUsBzO »

- Adam Chitwood

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Lots Of Creepy New Footage In Penny Dreadful Featurette

5 April 2014 4:28 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

In Penny Dreadful, some of literature's most famously terrifying characters -- including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula, all brilliantly reimagined in a whole new light -- have become embroiled in Victorian London. The series stars Josh Hartnett (Black Hawk Down), Eva Green (Casino Royale) Timothy Dalton (The Living Daylights and License to Kill), Reeve Carney (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), Rory Kinnear (Skyfall), Harry Treadaway (The Lone Ranger), Billie Piper (Doctor Who, Secret Diary of a Call Girl) and Danny Sapani (The Bill). The series is a frightening psychosexual thriller created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar® nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and executive produced by Logan's Desert Wolf Productions, along with Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road, Call The Midwife), both of Neal Street. Of the eight episodes, the first two will be directed »

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