The actor Rory Kinnear will return to the world of John Logan, but not in the same role.
During the three seasons of Penny Dreadful, it was John Clare, alias The Creature. Rory Kinnear will be well in the spin-off currently in development for Showtime, but not in the same role.
Kinnear went on to portray the recurring role of dr. Peter Craft, German pediatrician and renowned leader of the Bund, German-american, an organization which, hopefully, will keep the United States away from the growing threat related to the war in Europe.
Remember that Penny Dreadful : City of Angels, again created by John Logan – will take place in 1938 Los Angeles, “a time and a place deeply imbued with social and political tensions. The casting, Rory Kinnear will Daniel Zovatto (of Fear the Walking Dead), Nathan Lane, Natalie Dormer, Adriana Barraza (The Strain), and Jessica Garza (The Purge).
“This is not a secret for anyone that Rory is one of my favorite actors on the planet, and working with him in the original series has been a source of inspiration, “says Logan in a press release. “So I wrote this role just for him, and I am delighted that he will be joining us.”
The production of Penny Dreadful : City of Angels will begin in a few weeks.