Josh Hartnett Bares Butt In “Penny Dreadful” Premiere: PHOTOS

josh hartnettLast year, we gagged over teasers for the spooky television series Penny Dreadful. Now, with a horror-shaped hole in our hearts from the lack of American Horror Story on TV, we couldn’t be happier with the new blood soaked adventure, featuring mythical characters like Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and Dracula out for blood on the streets of Victorian London.  Among the putrescent pretty boys starring in the show is heart throb Josh Hartnett, who bared his butt for all to see on the premiere episode.

Hartnett plays Ethan Chandler in the new series, described on the show’s website as:

A charming American who finds himself trapped in the darkest corners of Victorian London … charm and brash ways are catnip to the ladies. When Sir Malcolm enlists him to help in a personal quest, Ethan meets Brona Croft, a beautiful local with a mysterious past. But behind Ethan’s bright eyes lurk dark secrets. He is running from something, and his troubling past threatens to overtake him at every turn.

Check out the first episode of Penny Dreadful, currently streaming on YouTube!  (For those more interested in butts than blood, we’ve snagged some screenshots of Hartnett’s booty, below.)

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