Natalie Dormer Cast in New 'Penny Dreadful' Series


  • ICYMI, Showtime is creating a new "spiritual descendent" of Penny Dreadful called Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, set in Los Angeles in the 1930's.

  • It will be heavily steeped in Mexican-American folklore, with new characters and stories.

  • One of the new cast members in Natalie Dormer (Games of Thrones). She will play Magda, a shapeshifting demon who can take the appearance of anyone she chooses.

  • Previously cast is Daniel Zovatto (Here and Now) as Detective Tiago Vega.

  • Penny Dreadful creator, writer and EP John Logan will also write and EP this show.



  • Johnathan Nieves and Jessica Garza have been cast as series regulars.

  • Nieves (New Amsterdam, Better Call Saul) will play Mateo Vega, Tiago's volatile younger brother.

  • Garza (USA's The Purge, Six) plays Josefina, the youngest of the Vega family.



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ETA another casting announcement mentioned in the comments.