DC Comics and Epix Orders ‘Pennyworth’ TV Series From ‘Gotham’ Showrunner

May 17, 2018

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Today, The Hollywood Reporter announced that DC Comics along with Epix is creating another Batman prequel series from Gotham showrunner Bruno Heller titled Pennyworth. The upcoming is not a Gotham spin-off series but entirely new. It will focus on Bruce Wayne’s trusty butler Alfred Pennyworth as a British SAS Agent before his time with the Wayne’s.

So don’t expect Sean Pertwee to reprise his role from Gotham. The drama marks a reunion for Heller with Gotham’s Danny Cannon, who will exec produce and direct the pilot as he did with the Fox Batman origin story. The series was ordered straight-to-order for 10 episodes.

Pennyworth will debut on Epix

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