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Let’s talk about the Penny Dreadful series for those who haven’t watched it before.
For Showtime and Sky, John Logan developed the horror drama series Penny Dreadful. He also serves as executive producer alongside Sam Mendes. The program was sold to several US and UK networks before being picked up by Showtime, with Sky Atlantic as a co-producer.
The penny dreadfuls, a kind of gory and spectacular British literary publications from the 19th century, are referenced in the title. The series extensively uses public domain Victorian Gothic literary figures from the 19th century, including Henry Jekyll from Robert Louis Stevenson’s Strange Case of Dr.
Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Dorian Gray from Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray. Other characters include Mina Harker, Abraham Van Helsing, John Seward, Renfield, and Count Dracula from Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Victor Frankenstein, and his monster from Mary Shelley’s Frank. There is also Justine from the Marquis de Sade’s Justine or The Misfortunes of Virtue.
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Based on Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel of the same name, Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat created the drama-horror television series Dracula.
The Dracula mythology is transformed by new stories that detail the vampire’s heinous acts and reveal his frailty.
We can list the series’ main characters as follows: Claes Bang as Dracula, John Heffernan as Jonathan Harker, Dolly Wells as Sister Agatha Van Helsing, and Joanna Scanlan as Mother Superior.
The Order is a Netflix original series developed by Dennis Heaton and Shelley Eriksen that premiered on March 7, 2019.
The drama will follow college student Jack Morton, who joins The Order, a famous secret organization, and is forced into a world of magic, monsters, and intrigue. As Jack investigates more, he discovers terrible family secrets as well as an underground fight between werewolves and the magical dark arts.
The Haunting of Bly Manor
The Haunting of Bly Manor is a sequel to Mike Flanagan’s American anthology supernatural horror drama online television series The Haunting of Hill House, which he produced and directed for Netflix. It is partially inspired by Henry James’ 1898 horror book The Turn of the Screw. While the Hill House creative team and many of the cast members returned for Bly Manor, the two series’ plots are unrelated.
We can list the series’ main characters as Roby Attal as Edmund O’Mara, Calix Fraser as The Victorian Child, Kate Siegel as Viola Lloyd / The Lady of the Lake, and Catherine Parker as Perdita Lloyd.
On September 30, 2019, The Haunting of Bly Manor went into production. It will debut on Netflix on October 9, 2020.
Based on Kelley Armstrong’s Women of the Otherworld novel series, the Canadian television series Bitten was created. The series’ opening novel served as inspiration for the name. Most of the filming for the show, which was created as an original series for Space, took place in Toronto and Cambridge, Ontario. In April 2016, its third and last season came to an end.
Elena Michaels (played by Laura Vandervoort), a female werewolf, is the main character of the first season. She is divided between leading a regular life in Toronto with her human partner, Philip, and fulfilling her “family” duties as a werewolf in upstate New York. Her former fiancé Clayton, a member of her pack, is to blame for her transformation into a werewolf.
The Left-Hand Path tale is prominent in the second season’s plot, focusing on the conflict’s aftermath and the encounter between the witches Paige and Ruth, who are trying to protect their missing coven member, Savannah, from the wicked warlock Aleister.
Victoire Du Bois, Lucie Boujenah, and Tiphaine Daviot feature in the French horror streaming series Marianne, which was developed and directed by Samuel Bodin and written by Bodin and Quoc Dang Tran. The protagonist of the story is a young author named Emma, who discovers that the characters she creates for her horror novels exist in reality.
Based on Travis Beacham’s unproduced film spec script, A Killing on Carnival Row, René Echevarria and Beacham created the American neo-noir fantasy streaming television series Carnival Row. Stars of the show include Jared Harris, Cara Delevingne, David Gyasi, Andrew Gower, Karla Crome, Arty Froushan, Indira Varma, and Orlando Bloom. In the program, mythical creatures are forced to endure human civilization as persecuted refugees as a detective tries to solve crimes.
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