Penny Dreadful is an upcoming psychosexual horror TV series created for Showtime by John Logan and executive produced by Logan and Sam Mendes. The series will weave together the origins of literary horror characters, such as Victor Frankenstein, Frankenstein’s Monster, Dorian Gray, and Count Dracula, as they grapple with their monstrous alienation in Victorian London.
It will premiere at the South by Southwest film festival on March 9 and begin airing on television on May 11, 2014.
The Penny Dreadful stunt team included SGI members:
Aoife Byrne -Performer
Brendan Condren – Performer / Rigging
Caroline Simmonet – Performer
Conor Hegarty – Performer / Rehearsal Editing
Darron Costello – Performer
Eimear O’Grady – Double Eva Greene / Performer
Gee Nagys – Rigging
Marc Redmond – Performer
Peter Dillon – Double / Performer
Tony Condren – Performer
Under Stunt Co-ordinator Pete Miles and fight co-ordinator Ray Nicholls.
Penny Dreadful has also been 2nd unit directed by Vic Armstrong.