First Trailer: Penny Dreadful Looks Spoooooky

Prepare to be scared %&#%less.

Showtime has released the first trailer for Penny Dreadful, its eight-episode spookfest being penned by film vet John Logan (Skyfall, Gladiator) and helmed in part by Juan Antonio Bayona (The Orphanage), and it looks horror-ible.

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Featuring Dr. Frankenstein and his creature, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the Dracula novel, the series — starring Josh Hartnett, Eva Green, Timothy Dalton and Billie Piper — is set in a familiar world “but we’re playing in it differently,” says Logan of the iconic creature-filled canvas.

Press PLAY below (if you dare), and, if you like what you see, mark your calendars for Sunday, May 11 at 10/9c.