Entertainment Weekly has unveiled new images for DC comics and Epix’s Pennyworth TV show giving us a better look at the series two big bad. The new Batman prequel will tell the story of Alfred as a British SAS soldier who forms a security company and goes to work with a young billionaire named Thomas Wayne in 1960s London.
Jack Bannon as young Alfred Pennyworth
Ben Aldridge as Thomas Wayne
Jason Flemyng as Lord Harwood.
Paloma Faith as Bet Sykes.
Pennyworth debuts on Epix on July 28th, 2019. The TV series stars Jack Bannon (The Imitation Game, Ripper Street) and Ben Aldridge (Our Girl, Fleabag), Paloma Faith, Jason Flemyng (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), Ryan Fletcher (Outlander), Hainsley Lloyd Bennett (Eastenders), Emma Paetz (Gentleman Jack), Polly Walker (The Mentalist, Rome) and Emma Corrin (The Crown).
The 10-episode, hour-long drama series from Warner Horizon Scripted Television is 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 in his 20s, who forms a security company and goes to work with a young billionaire Thomas Wayne (Ben Aldridge), who’s not yet Bruce’s father, in 1960s London.