The series "Scary Tales": actors and roles, the plot of the series.
In 2014, Showtime television channel presented a new project to TV viewers - a series in the popular genre horror thriller "Scary Tales." The actors and the whole team are mixed (American and British). The founder, scriptwriter, and also the producer of the project - John Logan, in a coin box of which such pictures as "Gladiator", "Aviator", "007: Coordinates" Скайфолл ", etc.
About the show
The creators of the horror announced its release back in the 2013 year. It was then that the president of the TV channel D.Nevins spoke about the fact that the series will be very reasonable and very realistic. His actions will unfold in the era of Victorian London. This relatively quiet period in the history of England is characterized by the active development of infrastructure, science and the industrial revolution. It was at that time that such fictional characters as Dorian Gray and Viktor Frankenstein lived in it. Filming began in the fall of 2013 and was originally held in the UK, and then moved to Ireland.
About the plot
The series "Scary Tales" (actors and roles will be presented in the article) will open the eyes of the viewer to the restless Victorian London, which literally lurked in anticipation of the approaching danger. Its residents are careless and passionate about this day, doing daily routine affairs, they do not notice signs of future changes. On the streets of the city is already going to evil spirits of the worst nightmares, capable of terrifying even the most persistent. With many of them the spectator is familiar: the handsome D. Gray, the scientist Frankenstein with his horrific brainchild, the charming Count of Transylvania and many others. They all begin to hunt for the souls of people. But without the main character can not do. In the series "Scary Tales", the actors of which are as diverse as the characters, he is alone.
The horror was extended for the third season in 2015. All series are interrelated and narrate a single storyline. The cast is impressive, so let's focus on the main characters.
Ethan Chandler (Josh Hartnett)
A charming American with a dark past, the will of fate, found himself in the darkest corners of the English capital. Possessing the skills of shooting in perfection, he helps the medium Vanessa and Malcolm in all their affairs. Charming and attractive so much that he is spoiled by female attention. Behind the harsh exterior lies a kind heart. However, he has a secret: with the rise of the full moon he becomes uncontrollable and very strong.
Vanessa Ives (Eva Green)
Many actors of the series "Scary Tales" are recognized stars, among them the magnificent and mysterious Eva Green. She perfectly suits the role of medium. A beautiful woman became a desirable object for the dark forces. Character Green has supernatural powers, as well as tempting beauty, capable of depriving any man of reason. Possessing the gift of foresight and excellent intuition, she is the only one who can see what the city expects in the future.
Dorian Gray (Reeve Carney)
The character of O. Wilde's book of the same name appears before the viewer's eyes with a young and handsome young man. He is immortal, rich and completely corrupted by addictions. However, this does not affect his appearance in any way, as a portrait written many years ago grows older instead.
Malcolm Murray (Timothy Dalton)
One of the reasons to watch the series "Scary Tales" is the actors participating in it. The favorite of women Timothy Dalton appears in the guise of a British explorer and traveler. The misfortune that happened to his daughter Mina caused him to abandon his long wanderings, and now he, together with Vanessa, has to find ways to correct the mistakes of the past. He is harsh and suffering from the tortures of conscience. Vanessa, he replaced his father, but the relationship between them is not as unambiguous as it seems, because deep down the man understands that the medium is implicated in the disappearance of his daughter.
Victor Frankenstein (Harry Treadway)
Another literary character in the story line of the series "Scary Tales." Actors of the main roles appear in each series. Inextricably with Frankenstein, there is also a creature created by him in the performance of Rory Kinner. The magnificent scientist, the genius of which borders on insanity, is young and has a soft and kind heart. Possessing profound knowledge in the medical field, he learned to revive the dead.
Bron Croft (Billy Piper)
Initially, Brona is an ordinary town woman. Poverty leads her to prostitution. She is fatally sick with tuberculosis, treatment for common people is not available, and the girl slowly fades. Between her and Ethan Chandler feelings break out. The American is looking for his beloved drug and desperate appeals to Frankenstein. However, the scientist has his own plans for the body of a dying girl.
The series "Scary Tales" (actors, photos of characters and footage from the film are in the article) is definitely a new and promising direction from the point of view of the genre.
Impressive horror attracts attention from the first minutes and already for two seasons preserves the intrigue, allowing to keep the spectator in suspense. It is unreality and excludes stereotypes, it can not be foreseen. Evidence of this is the choice of television critics in 2014 in the nomination of the most anticipated new series, as well as numerous awards, including Sputnik.