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US network Showtime has unveiled four new posters for the second season of Penny Dreadful.

The pictures show Eva Green as Vanessa walking through snow-covered blood and Josh Hartnett as Ethan smeared with blood.

Watch the Penny Dreadful Series 2 teaser trailer

Penny Dreadful Season 2 will air on Showtime in the US on Sunday, 3rd May, and in the UK on Sky Atlantic Tuesday, 5th May at 9pm.

For more information about the second series and pictures scroll below.

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The second season of the gothic horror series will see Ethan and Vanessa forming a deeper bond as Sir Malcolm (Timothy Dalton), Dr. Frankenstein (Harry Treadaway), and Sembene (Danny Sapani), unite to banish the evil forces that threaten to destroy them. Meanwhile, Dorian Gray (Reeve Carney), the Creature (Rory Kinnear) and Brona (Billie Piper) are all waging battles of their own.

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Simon Russell Beale will reprise his role as eccentric Egyptologist Ferdinand Lyle and Helen McCrory returns as Evelyn Poole (a.k.a. Madame Kali) who will pose a unique threat.

Helen McCrory, Simon Russell Beale upped to Penny Dreadful Series 2 regulars

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Guest stars include Patti LuPone as a mysterious character of great importance in Vanessa’s past, Douglas Hodge as a Scotland Yard investigator; Sarah Greene as Poole’s powerful daughter, Hecate; and Johnny Beauchamp as a man with a singular past.