You may’t have a Penny Dreadful sequence with no prophecy, and Natalie Dormer‘s Magda is right here to ship. On this unique new teaser for Showtime’s upcoming drama Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, the highly effective demon units the stage for a devastating conflict that is perhaps preordained.
“There’s a prophecy,” Magda says within the teaser. “A time will come when nation will battle nation, when race will devour race till not a soul is left.”
That prediction should not really feel too far off for characters residing on the unstable cusp of World Struggle II. Metropolis of Angels, premiering April 26 on Showtime, is about in 1938 Los Angeles, the place current tensions are infected by supernatural forces like Magda, a demon who can take the looks of anybody she chooses. She’ll face off towards her sister, Santa Muerte (Lorenza Izzo), the Angel of Holy Demise.
Billed as a “religious descendent” of the unique Showtime sequence, Penny Dreadful: Metropolis of Angels kicks off with a grisly homicide that pulls Detective Tiago Vega (Daniel Zovatto) and his accomplice Lewis Michener (Nathan Lane) into the center of the social and political upheaval of the period. Freeways threaten to displace the native Mexican-American group, spies within the Third Reich infiltrate the federal government, and radio evangelism is on the rise.
Rory Kinnear, Kerry Bishé, Michael Gladis, Johnathan Nieves, and Jessica Garza additionally star. The recurring solid consists of Adam Rodriguez, Amy Madigan, Brent Spiner, Lin Shaye, Thomas Kretschmann, Ethan Peck, and Dominic Sherwood.
Metropolis of Angels is created, written, and government produced by Penny Dreadful creator John Logan. Michael Aguilar additionally government produces, as do Sam Mendes and Pippa Harris. Paco Cabezas is about to direct a number of episodes.
Penny Dreadful: Metropolis of Angels premieres Sunday, April 26 at 10/9c on Showtime.
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