As excited as we are with the upcoming horror-slash-action-slash-drama TV series Penny Dreadful, we have to admit that news about it doesn’t exactly belong on Toonbarn. It’s not a cartoon and the franchise doesn’t have anything to do with any animated platform. But wait – Beakus director Gergely Wootsch has recently posted the first of three promised animated videos designed to promote the new series.
This one focuses on the series’ Frankenstein, and takes its cue from the dark atmosphere one would normally associate with Mary Shelley’s original yarn. The clip is narrated by Matthew Sweet and focuses on how the novel came about: