According to report, Warner Bros. eyeing Charles Dance (Game of Thrones’ Tywin Lannister) and Jared Harris (Mad Men) to portray Alfred Pennyworth in The Batman movie.
Alfred has been portrayed by William Austin, Eric Wilton, Michael Gough, Michael Caine, Jeremy Irons, and Douglas Hodge on film and by Alan Napier, Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., Ian Abercrombie, David McCallum, and Sean Pertwee on television. Ralph Fiennes voiced Alfred in two animated films. Jack Bannon recently portrayed the character in the television series Pennyworth.
Reeves’ Batman reboot will feature a younger Batman/Bruce Wayne. The movie is says to be more comic accurate than any other Batman movie to date. The film is reportedly a standalone movie and will allegedly launch a new DC Cinematic Universe.
The Bataman will allegedly feature around half-a-dozen villains from Batman’s rogues gallery. So far Catwoman, The Penguin, The Riddler, Scarecrow, Deathstroke, Killer Croc, Two Face and Bane are all rumored to appear in the movie. Only Victor Fries and The Joker are missing from the list to fill Batman’s primary enemies.
Written and directed by Matt Reeves, The Batman will be released in theaters on June 25, 2021, with Robert Pattison as a young Bruce Wayne.