Penny Dreadful – First look Trailer

Get your first look at Eva Green (Casino Royale) as Vanessa Ives in this chilling new trailer for Sky Atlantic / Showtime’s new frightening psychological series, Penny Dreadful.

The series takes some of literatures most famously terrifying characters including, Doctor Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula, and weaves together these classic horror origin stories as the characters grapple with their monstrous alienation in Victorian London.

Josh Hartnett (Pearl Harbor) stars as Ethan Chandler – a charming American who finds himself trapped in the darkest corners of Victorian London.

Also starring is: Billie Piper (Doctor Who), Rory Kinnear (Skyfall), Harry Treadaway (The Lone Ranger), Reeve Carney (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), Timothy Dalton (The Living Daylights, License to Kill), Helen McCrory (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Parts 1 & 2), Danny Sapani (The Bill) and Simon Russell Beale (My Week with Marilyn, Spooks).

Penny Dreadful will air on Sky Atlantic in 2014.

Watch the trailer below…