Pennyworth: the first details on the plot and tone of the TV series
While Gotham will end with the fifth season, is scheduled for a new series spin-off prequel set in the world of Batman, considered to be the great appeal that this universe has towards the audience, but totally focused on Alfred: speaking to the Splash Report, the writer Ludens has released the first details about the plot and tone of the series. “It's something daring, without filters, there really is everything: words not suitable for minors, violence, blood, sex, all the elements that match with the world of Alfred” the words of the scriptwriter.
The story will tell the story of a young ex-soldier of the British SAS (Alfred) of London in the ’60s and his meeting with a rich and powerful american with whom to join forces, Thomas Wayne. At the centre of the story of the kidnap attempt of Thomas to be part of the Raven Society, a secret society comparable to the Court of Owls comic book, as explained by Ludens. Alfred will bump into the Raven Society, because the woman that he loves, Esme, was captured, and therefore will use all of his skills to try to rescue her.
To interpret the young Alfred will be Jack Bannon (The Imitation Game): the future butler of the house of Wayne is described as “a boy from london, young, beautiful, cheerful, charming, smart, honest, sociable and witty, that nobody sees as a hitman of the SAS”.
Deadline reports instead, as Thomas Wayne will be played by Ben Aldridge. This is the description of the father of Bruce: “a young billionaire from the face clean coming from the East Coast of the United States. Positive and calm, the young aristocrat found in Alfred Pennyworth an unlikely ally”.
The new series, Epix, will be produced by Bruno Heller, already showrunner of Gotham; would have already been ordered for ten episodes for the first season which, as mentioned, will be aired on the network already have user of Get Shorty and Berlin Station.
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