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Pennyworth, also known as Pennyworth: The Origin of Batman's Butler from the third season onwards, is a television series based on the DC Comics character, Alfred Pennyworth.
The series is developed by Bruno Heller and the first season premiered on July 28, 2019, on Epix. The second season premiered on December 13, 2020, and was the final season to air on Epix. The third season premiered on HBO Max on October 6, 2022. On February 21, 2023, the series was officially cancelled, concluding Pennyworth with a total of 30 episodes on November 24, 2022.
Pennyworth is set in the same continuity as Gotham, with an older Alfred Pennyworth appearing in the series portrayed by Sean Pertwee. The series also served as a prequel to the latter series and set two decades before the events of Gotham.
From Warner Horizon Scripted Television, the origin story Pennyworth is a drama series based on DC characters created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger. It follows Bruce Wayne's legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier who forms a security company and goes to work with Thomas Wayne. Bruce's billionaire father, in 1960s London.
Main Cast[edit source]
- Jack Bannon as Alfred Pennyworth (season 1-3)
- Ben Aldridge as Thomas Wayne (season 1-3)
- Hainsley Lloyd Bennett as Deon "Bazza" Bashford (season 1-2) *
- Ryan Fletcher as Wallace "Dave Boy" McDougal (season 1-3)
- Dorothy Atkinson as Mary Pennyworth (season 1-3)
- Ian Puleston-Davies as Arthur Pennyworth (season 1-2) *
- Paloma Faith as Bet Sykes (season 1-3)
- Jason Flemyng as James Harwood (season 1-2) *
- Polly Walker as Peggy Sykes (season 1-2) *
- Emma Paetz as Martha Kane (season 1-3) *
- Ramon Tikaram as Victor Aziz (season 2-3; recurring season 1)
- Edward Hogg as John Salt (season 2)
- Harriet Slater as Sandra Onslow (season 2-3; recurring season 1) *
- Jessye Romeo as Katie Browning (season 2)
- James Purefoy as Gulliver Troy (season 2) *
- Simon Manyonda as Lucius Fox (season 3; recurring season 2)
- Hainsley Lloyd Bennett is only credited for his respective episode appearances in season 2.
- Ian Puleston-Davies is only credited for his respective episode appearances in season 2.
- James Flemyng is credited as a series regular through 2x07 The Bloody Mary.
- Polly Walker is only credited for her respective episode appearances.
- Emma Paetz is credited as a series regular from 1x03 Martha Kane onwards.
- Despite being listed among the main cast, Purefoy is credited with "special guest star" billing and is only credited for his respective episode appearances in season 3.
- Harriet Slater is only credited for her respective episode appearances in season 3.
Logos and Title Cards[edit source]
- ↑ 'Pennyworth' Canceled At HBO Max After Three Seasons
- ↑ 'Gotham' EP Danny Cannon Teases Batman Prequel Series 'Pennyworth' – TCA
- ↑ New "Pennyworth" Series Confirmed Same Universe as "Gotham"
- ↑ Pennyworth Season Two Cast & Producer Interview | Epix
- ↑ FEAR STATE continues, Wonder Woman turns 80, and more in the DC Comics October 2021 Solicitations
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