PENNYWORTH Press Room at San Diego Comic-Con 2019

Jul 28, 2019 Posted by in Interviews | Comments

Tonight the new series Pennyworth premieres on Epix. The takes a look at the life and adventures of Alfred Pennyworth, before he became Batman’s butler.

At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, we got a chance to talk with executive producers Bruno Heller & Danny Cannon, and stars Jack Bannon (“Alfred Pennyworth”), Ben Aldridge (“Thomas Wayne”), and Paloma Faith (“Bet Sykes”).

For a limited time, you can check out tonight’s premiere via Amazon, without an Epix subscription:

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.

In addition to Jack Bannon (The Imitation Game, Ripper Street) and Ben Aldridge (Our Girl, Fleabag), cast members include multi-award-winning recording artist 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).

Pennyworth is from executive producer/writer Bruno Heller (Gotham, The Mentalist, Rome) and executive producer/director Danny Cannon (Gotham, CSI series). Production on the series is currently underway at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden, in the UK; Pennyworth is the first television series to film at Leavesden.


Danny Cannon (Executive Producer)

Bruno Heller (Executive Producer)

Ben Aldridge (“Thomas Wayne”)

Paloma Faith (“Bet Sykes”)

Jack Bannon (“Alfred Pennyworth”)