‘PENNY DREADFUL’ adds Patti Lupone to ever growing cast

Patti Lupone is to play a rather substantial guest role as “a mysterious character of great importance in Vanessa’s (Eva Green) past.”

Showtimes hit series ‘Penny Dreadful’ has made some thrilling additions to its cast for the shows second season.

According to TV Line Tony-winning Broadway veteran Patti Lupone is to play a rather substantial guest role as “a mysterious character of great importance in Vanessa’s (Eva Green) past.” The actress’ previous TV credits include ‘Girls’, ‘American Horror Story: Coven’, ‘Oz’ and ‘Life Goes On’.

Also joining the cast for season two are Tony winner Douglas Hodge (playing Bartholomew Rusk, an intense Scotland Yard investigator), VikingsSarah Greene (as Evelyn Poole’s powerful daughter, Hecate) and newcomer Jonny Beauchamp (in the role of a young man with a singular past).

Additionally, Helen McCrory (who plays the aforementioned Evelyn Poole) and Simon Russell Beale (Ferdinand Lyle) have been promoted to series regulars for the coming season.

Production on the 10-episode Season 2 begins in September in Dublin.

The second season will hopefully premier at some time in 2015.

 

Ian Cullen is the founder of scifipulse.net and has been a fan of science fiction and fantasy from birth. In the past few years he has written for 'Star Trek' Magazine as well as interviewed numerous comics writers, television producers and actors for the SFP-NOW podcast at: www.scifipulseradio.com When he is not writing for scifipulse.net Ian enjoys playing his guitar, studying music, watching movies and reading his comics. Ian is both the founder and owner of scifipulse.net You can contact ian at: ian@scifipulse.net
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