Showtime Announces Fan Art Competition for Psychological Thriller PENNY DREADFUL

Showtime is kicking off the third season of its hit drama series, PENNY DREADFUL, which premieres on Sunday, May 1 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, with a fan-driven art competition. Starting today through Friday, May 13th, fans can submit their artwork to The PENNY DREADFUL Fan Art Competition on for the chance to win special prizes. One winner will take home the Grandeur Prize, which includes $1,000 and the opportunity to transform their creation into an official poster, product, or an upcoming PENNY DREADFUL comic book. On Sunday, June 19th, Showtime will announce the Grandeur Prize Winner during the final two episodes of the third season, which will air back-to-back starting at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Showtime will showcase submitted fan artwork in the PENNY DREADFUL gallery at

"The PENNY DREADFUL community consists of some of our most engaged and passionate fans," said Donald Buckley, Executive Vice President, Program Marketing and Digital Services, Showtime Networks Inc. "After receiving an outpouring of character-inspiredPENNY DREADFUL fan art through our social platforms during the first two seasons, we're excited to shine a spotlight on the immense creative talents inspired by the series."

Starring Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Golden Globe® nominee Eva Green, PENNY DREADFUL is a frightening psychological thriller created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar® nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator).This season on PENNY DREADFUL, Tony® Award-winning star Patti LuPone (American Horror Story), who guest starred last season as the Cut-Wife, returns as a series regular in the new role of Dr. Seward, an American therapist who treats Vanessa (Eva Green) with an unconventional new approach. Wes Studi (Hell On Wheels) joins as a series regular as Kaetenay, an intense, enigmatic Native American with a deep connection to Ethan (Hartnett) who also becomes an ally to Sir Malcolm (Dalton). The third season also adds Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr. Henry Jekyll (Shazad Latif). Other guest stars include Screen Actors Guild Award® nominee Christian Camargo (DEXTER®, The Hurt Locker) as Dr. Alexander Sweet, a zoologist who strikes up an unlikely friendship with Vanessa; Sam Barnett (2012, Jupiter Ascending) as Dr. Seward's mysterious young secretary; and Jessica Barden (The Outcast, Far from the Madding Crowd) as Justine, a young acolyte to Lily (Billie Piper) and Dorian Gray (Reeve Carney), and Perdita Weeks (THE TUDORS), as Catriona Hartdegan, a scholar with expert knowledge of the supernatural. Simon Russell Beale returns as Dr. Ferdinand Lyle and Sarah Greene as Hecate. Rory Kinnear (as The Creature) and Harry Treadaway (as Dr. Frankenstein) also star.

PENNY DREADFUL is produced by John Logan for Desert Wolf Productions, along with Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road, Call The Midwife), both of Neal Street Productionsand Karen Richards (THE BORGIAS). PENNY DREADFUL is a co-production with Showtime and Sky. For more information about PENNY DREADFUL, go to:, follow on Twitter, Instagram andFacebook, and join the conversation using #PennyDreadful.

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