John Logan


Sky, Showtime end Penny Dreadful

Penny Dreadful, the British-American gothic drama, will not return for a fourth season. Series creator John Logan confirmed the show, which is on Sky Atlantic in the UK and Showtime in the US, was ending after three seasons, as did the show’s official Twitter feed. #ItWasForetold… The three-season opus envisioned by John Logan has come […]

Showtime to adapt Patti Smith memoir

US cable channel Showtime is adapting the memoir of punk poet and musician Patti Smith into a drama miniseries. Smith’s memoir, Just Kids, will be adapted, co-written and produced for TV by Academy Award-nominated screenwriter John Logan (Skyfall, Hugo), whose Desert Wolf Productions imprint will be the production company. Smith shot to fame in 1970s as […]

John Logan talks Penny Dreadful

John Logan is the three-time Oscar-nominated writer behind Gladiator, The Aviator, Hugo and Skyfall, among other features, and is also penning the new James Bond movie. As a playwright and movie scribe of some repute, the move to TV was not top of Logan’s to-do list – and yet he is the man behind the […]

Sky Atlantic reads up on Showtime’s Penny Dreadful

UK satellite channel Sky Atlantic will coproduce the upcoming Sam Mendes-produced Showtime thriller drama Penny Dreadful. The BSkyB-owned channel is now attached to the eight-part series, which was created by Oscar-nominee John Logan and has American Beauty director Mendes on board as executive producer. Logan and Mendes previously hooked up on James Bond feature Skyfall […]