‘Penny Dreadful’ Season 3 Presence of Dr. Seward May Indicate Possible Appearance of Dracula!

Showtime also confirmed that “Penny Dreadful” Season 3 shall have nine episodes, one short of its 10-episode run during the last season but one episode more during its premiere season.

It remains unclear at this point if Dr. Seward’s connection to Dracula and the paranormal shall be immediately touched upon at the early goings of Season 3 of “Penny Dreadful.” It has also yet to be determined whether Dr. Seward is previously acquainted with Sir Malcolm Murray and his dead daughter Mina, played by Olivia Llewellyn.

During the Season 2 finale, it was shown that the five main characters of the show – Vanessa Ives, Ethan Chandler, Sir Malcolm Murray, Victor Frankenstein, played by Harry Treadaway, and the John Clare, played by Rory Kinnear – decided to part ways to once again find their respective selves.

The show’s title “Penny Dreadful” actually refers to the penny dreadfuls, a type of 19th Century British fiction publications with lurid and sensational subject matter. The series draws upon many characters from the 19th century British and Irish fiction including Dorian Gray, Mina Harker, Van Helsing, Victor Frankenstein, and his monster.

John Logan is the showrunner and is also the executive producer of “Penny Dreadful” along with Sam Mendes.

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