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Watch: ‘Penny Dreadful’ Season 2 Trailer Is Bloodier Than Ever

Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful” will be back — and bloodier than ever — on April 26.

The season-two trailer was first revealed Monday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour  in Pasadena, where series creator John Logan and cast members Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Helen McCrory and Harry Treadaway offered hints about what’s to come.

“Last season, our heroes were hunters,” Logan said. “This season, they’re hunted.”

The new episodes will feature more of werewolf Ethan (Hartnett), whose self-discovery is a major part of the upcoming storyline. “Ethan, this season, learns exactly what he is,” said Logan. Hartnett added that he knew he’d be playing a werewolf ever since he signed onto the series.

As for the literal bloodbath in the trailer (watch above), McCrory said it took months for the crew to perfect the fake blood in which she bathes.

Though season two has yet to debut, Logan teased a third season: “I’m nothing but confident.”

 

 

 

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