As Fox’s Gotham is coming to an end in a few weeks, another Batman prequel is set to begin this summer. Epix has released the first teaser for Pennyworth, a new series that follows the exploits of a young Alfred Pennyworth in 1960’s London as he tries to start his own security firm. Along with the teaser is the official synopsis and a new batch of images for the series. Check them out below…
From Warner Horizon Scripted Television, DC origin story Pennyworth is a ten-episode, one-hour drama series based on DC characters created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger. It follows Bruce Wayne’s legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth (Jack Bannon), a former British SAS soldier who forms a security company and goes to work with Thomas Wayne (Ben Aldridge), Bruce’s billionaire father, in 1960’s London.
Jack Bannon (The Imitation Game) stars in the title role as young Alfred while the rest of the Pennyworth cast includes Ben Aldridge (Fleabag) as Thomas Wayne, Ryan Fletcher (Outlander) and Hainsley Lloyd Bennett (Casualty) as Alfred’s military buddies Dave Boy and Bazza, Jason Flemyng (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, X-Men: First Class) as Lord Hardwood, Paloma Faith (Youth) as Bet Sykes, and Polly Walker (Rome) as Peggy Sykes.
— PENNYWORTH (@PennyworthEpix) March 29, 2019
Pennyworth will premiere on Epix this summer.