Showtime’s Emmy-winning drama Penny Dreadful returns with a third season on May 1, Showtime announced today. The third season will continue to deal with villains Dorian Grey (Reeve Carney) and Lily (Billie Piper) and will introduce another character from Gothic horror – Dr. Jeckyll (Shazad Latif, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) and presumably Mr. Hyde. Additionally, Patti LuPone has been promoted to series regular as an American therapist who attempt
s to cure Vanessa Ives (recent Golden Globe-nominee Eva Green) of… whatever ails her.
Here is the newest trailer featuring all of the sumptuous set design we’ve come to expect from the series.