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jennatheginger

The Spider-Man himself: #reevecarney❗️ #spiderman #broadway #bffs #guitars #music #chillin #childhood #nyc #love #smiles #ps41 #awesome #awww 🎤🎶🎸🎬🎥📷

jennatheginger

The Spider-Man himself: #reevecarney❗️ #spiderman #broadway #bffs #guitars #music #chillin #childhood #nyc #love #smiles #ps41 #awesome #awww 🎤🎶🎸🎬🎥📷

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sebstanned:

"you  s h o u l d n ’ t"

"i don’t know the word"

hi, I heard that filming on S2 has already started, with most of the cast in Ireland already. However, Reeve hasn't left yet which means he may not feature much in ep 1 (just like S1). Bother! I was hoping for more Dorian Gray in S2 than we had last season!!
Anonymous

Hi, anon! :)

Are you sure the filming has already started? I can be wrong but I don’t think filming has started yet. It’s just the crew in preparations for Season 2 (pre production). I’m not 100% sure about it, though. But yeah, I really hope we get to see a lot more Dorian Gray this next season!!

utoomuch:

Penny Dreadful

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'To Believe' live @ Molly Malones (April 14, 2008)

fablesintheair

Celebrating 20 years of friendship! @reevecarney@michelletrachtenberg #family #specialfriendship #zanecarney #pariscarney #newyork #losangeles

fablesintheair

Celebrating 20 years of friendship! @reevecarney@michelletrachtenberg #family #specialfriendship #zanecarney #pariscarney #newyork #losangeles

Reeve Carney originated the role of Peter Parker/Spider-Man, in the record-breaking Broadway musical, “Spider-Man: Turn Off Thee Dark” in 2010. A lifelong musician, Reeve jumped at the opportunity to perform a score by U2’s Bono and The Edge—not to mention re-team with director Julie Taymor, who he’d worked with in her film, “The Tempest”.

In September 2013, however, Reeve finally hung up his Spidey suit and headed to Dublin for his latest project: Showtime’s much buzzed about new John Logan/Sam Mendes series, “Penny Dreadful”. Reeve plays reckless hedonist Dorian Gray.

When he’s not finding new ways to terrify himself as an actor, Reeve is diving headfirst into his music. He’s currently putting the finishing touches on his upcoming album, “Youth is Wasted,” which he recorded primarily in his New York apartment. With his demanding “Spider-Man” schedule, it was impossible to get back and forth to the studio, so Reeve decided to build his own studio—right in his living room.

His bizarre Broadway hours also made teaming up with other musicians all but impossible,so Reeve took matters into his own hands, literally, playing every single instrument himself. Thus, the album has a homespun quality, a la Paul McCartney’s “Ram”—which just so happens to be Reeve’s all-time favorite album.

Making music is nothing new to Reeve. He signed with Interscope at age 22, and formed his namesake band, Carney, soon after, with his brother, Zane. The bank released its debut album, “Mr. Green Vol. 1,”(DASLabel/Interscope)in 2010 and a live album, “Live at Molly Malone’s,” in 2007(DASLabel/Interscope).

Reeve becoming a performer was all but a foregone conclusion: pretty much everybody in his family works in the arts. His great-uncle was actor Art Carney. His jewelry designer mother has a degree from Cincinnati College- Conservatory of Music, his father wrote jingles. From early childhood. Reeve sang on his father’s jingles. and at age 10, he was already recording with Michael Jackson on “HIStory”

Reeve spent much of his high school years hanging out at blues clubs around Los Angeles, playing with musicians over twice his age—and getting a better music education than any class could provide. His dedication paid off, and, after graduating from Hamilton High School Academy of Music, he got into USC’s prestigious Thornton School of Music, but left after a year to pursue his music in earnest.

In an upcoming Jeff Buckley biopic, Reeve will play the late singer, marrying his love of music and acting.

IMDb Mini Biography By: Stephanie Lysaght