One Batman prequel series has come to an end, but the other one is premiering in the coming two months. The Gotham series, which covers the story and life of the young Bruce Wayne, has been praised & appreciated by all the DC fans. But now it is time for another Batman prequel series.
Epix has announced a new series ‘Pennyworth’ which will cover the life & origin of Bruce Wayne’s favorite butler & caretaker Alfred Pennyworth.
The storyline of Pennyworth revolves around young Alfred who has just completed his SAS soldier training & opens a private security company. He gets into business with Thomas Wayne who is a billionaire. The friendship between both grew over time. After the murder of Thomas Wayne (Bruce Father), he becomes the caretaker and butler of Bruce Wayne.
Well, the fans don’t have to wait long for another DC inspired action on the small screen. Epix has announced the premiere date for Pennyworth. It will air its first episode on July 28th at 9 pm ET.
The cast of the series includes Jack Bannon who is playing the character of Alfred Pennyworth & Thomas Wayne, played by Ben Aldridge. Other cast members of the show include the following:
- Ryan Fletcher
- Hainsley Lloyd Bennett
- Paloma Faith
- Jason Flemyng
Bruno Heller and Danny Cannon are the executive producers of the show. The first season of Pennyworth will have a total of ten episodes. The pilot episode of the series is expected to be written by Bruno Heller and directed by Danny Cannon.