Penny Dreadful (TV series)
|Date(s):||May 2014 – present|
|Country of Origin:||United States, United Kingdom|
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Penny Dreadful is a 2014 Showtime series. It features a number of characters from 19th-century British fiction, including The Picture of Dorian Gray, Dracula, and Frankenstein, and contains both vampires and werewolves.
- Sir Malcolm Murray (Timothy Dalton)
- Vanessa Ives (Eva Green)
- Dorian Gray (Reeve Carney)
- Ethan Chandler (Josh Hartnett)
- Brona Croft (Billie Piper)
- Victor Frankenstein (Harry Treadaway)
- Caliban (Rory Kinnear)
The Penny Dreadful fandom is still relatively new and growing fast. The monster mash up nature of the show lends itself well to fandom imagination.
Popular pairings include Ethan Chandler with either Dorian Gray or Victor Frankenstein. Ethan and Dorian canonically slept together, though both were also involved with women at the time. Frankenstein is canonically a virgin, and is sometimes interpreted as asexual.