Epix will premiere its new original series Pennyworth on July 28, the network recently announced.
The series follows Bruce Wayne’s 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, said network officials.
Also starring in the series are 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).
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