• Batman Prequel ‘Pennyworth' Goes to an Alternate ‘60s, Takes a Cue from Christopher Nolan Films

    11 days ago - By Slash Film

    The creators of Gotham are going even further back into the Batman legend with their Epix series Pennyworth. We've already learned how the origin story of Alfred Pennyworth will show how a young Alfred met Thomas Wayne in 1960s London and ends up battling the descendants of Jack the Ripper. Now we have a few more details.
    Pennyworth creators Bruno Heller and Danny Cannon were on a Television Critics Association panel this weekend for Pennyworth along with cast members where they talked about taking a key cue from Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy, their alternate 1960s setting, and...
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  • PENNYWORTH Unveils First Official Look At RIPPER Actor Jack Bannon As The Young Alfred

    PENNYWORTH Unveils First Official Look At RIPPER Actor Jack Bannon As The Young Alfred

    11 days ago - By Comic Book Movie

    We recently found out that Pennyworth has been given a June premiere date, and now Epix has released our first official look at British actor Jack Bannon as the young Alfred...
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  • ‘Pennyworth' Features A Different Take On Batman's Loyal Butler Alfred - TCA

    11 days ago - By Deadline

    When Batman's loyal butler Alfred Pennyworth has been portrayed in Hollywood, he's mostly a secondary character looking after his superhero charge.
    But in the new Epix drama Pennyworth, comic book fans will learn a lot more about the DC Comics character during the 10-episode, one-hour series debuting in June and starring Jack Bannon in the title role.
    The story unfolds during the 1960s, when Pennyworth meets a young billionaire named Thomas Wayne during a...
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  • Don't Expect a ‘Gotham' Crossover on Epix's Alfred Prequel ‘Pennyworth'

    11 days ago - By The Wrap

    “Gotham” producers Danny Cannon and Bruno Heller are once again diving into the history of the DC universe, this time with the prequel series “Pennyworth” about Batman's butler and mentor Alfred. But that's where the similarities begin and end, the duo says.
    “So much of what ‘Gotham' was is what we did here,” Cannon told reporters at the Television Critics Association press tour on Sunday. “It's so much a story about how the world was different then, and how much will change in order to create what comes after.”
    “I think it's fascinating to say, ‘Why does he go to America? Why does he end...
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