Penny Dreadful Stars Tease "Much Larger" Season 2, Werewolf Action to Come

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Showtime scared up a good time at Comic-Con last night, as creator John Logan and stars Josh Hartnett, Reeve Carney and Harry Treadaway talked to TV Fanatic about Penny Dreadful Season 1 and what we can expect on Penny Dreadful Season 2.

For starters, Logan said the new season will greatly expand the show's characters and family, taking us further inside the lives of these unique individuals.

While also providing some fun "werewolf action," of course.

And that action is due to Hartnett, who came out as this creature on Penny Dreadful Season 1 Episode 8.

In the following interview, the actor talks about the research he did to get into character and to familiarize himself with the era:

Treadaway, meanwhile, got to know a lot about Victor Frankenstein across Season 1, as he explains in this Q&A:

Finally, Carney was involved in a number of very intense scenes. Did he actually enjoy his time on the show? And how are carpenters akin to actors?

Find out now:

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Penny Dreadful Quotes

Caliban: Is it not this, Ms. Ives? The glory of life surmounts the fear of death. Good Christian's fear Hellfire, so to avoid it they are kind to their fellow man. Good pagans do not have this fear, so they can be who they are. Good or ill, as their nature dictates. We have no fear of God, so we are accountable to no one but each other.
Vanessa: That's a profound responsibility.

In the eleventh century, a carthusian monk known to us only as Brother Gregory, began to lose his mind. He said he was possessed by a demon. Perhaps the father of all demons, the fallen angel himself. In any event, this demon spoke to him in the Verbis Diablo.

Mr. Lyle