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Creator Reveals Penny Dreadful's Origins And The Horrors Yet To Come

Penny Dreadful got off to a strong start in its first season, boasting a remarkably detailed world, deeply complex characters and an exciting core narrative. But to be fair, as creator John Logan pointed out at the show's Ballroom 20 Comic-Con panel, he's been working on this thing for 10 years. » 7/25/14 9:25am 7/25/14 9:25am

Skyfall's writer and director reunite for a Victorian horror show

Doctor Who's Rose Tyler is coming back to genre television! Billie Piper has just signed on to star in Penny Dreadful, a show set in Victorian London featuring Victor Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and other terrifying figures of gothic literature. Can she do for gothic lit what she once did for the Daleks? » 9/16/13 12:40pm 9/16/13 12:40pm

Watch as the sorcerer's daughter falls for a prince, in an exclusive clip from Julie Taymor's The Tempest

In this exclusive clip from Julie Taymor's The Tempest, Prince Ferdinand falls in love-at-first-glance with Prospera (Helen Mirren)'s daughter Miranda. Nobody writes young lovers like Shakespeare, especially when his prose is brought to life by these flaxen-haired beauties. » 12/03/10 6:30am 12/03/10 6:30am