You’ve seen Batman’s origin story, now get ready to learn more about his trusty butler Alfred.
“Pennyworth” will explore the history of Bruce Wayne’s BFF, confident and caretaker Alfred Pennyworth. The 10-episode series for the Epix cable network will have “Gotham” showrunner Bruno Heller at the helm but is not a spinoff of the Batman-derived series — and will not involve actor Sean Pertwee, who plays the role of Alfred on the Fox series.
Set in 1960s London, the new series will explore Alfred’s beginnings as a former SAS officer who forms a secret company, eventually going to work for Thomas Wayne, the billionaire father of Bruce.
Casting has not yet begun for the series lead.