Patti LuPone Joins “Penny Dreadful” Cast

Broadway vet Patti Lupone is set to join the cast of Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful” for its upcoming second season. Lupone will guest-star as a mysterious character of great importance in the past of Vanessa (Eva Green).

Other newcomers next season include Douglas Hodge as an intense Scotland Yard investigator named Bartholomew Rusk, Sarah Greene as Evelyn Poole’s daughter Hecate, newcomer Jonny Beauchamp as an unnamed young man with a unique past.

At the same time Helen McCrory (Evelyn Poole) and Simon Russell Beale (Ferdinand Lyle) have been promoted to series regulars. Filming on the new season begins this month in Dublin.

Source: TV Line