Premium Cable channel Epix has ordered Pennyworth a Batman prequel centred on the butler and keeper of all of Bruce Wayne’s secrets.
Pennyworth will tell the story of the title character’s time as a former special-forces officer living in London and working for Bruce Wayne’s father, Thomas Wayne.
Michael Wright, President of Epix released a statement:
“As genuine fans of these classic DC characters, as well as the incredibly talented Bruno Heller and Danny Cannon, we couldn’t be more excited to make Epix the home of this series. We can’t wait to work with Bruno and Danny – along with Peter Roth, Susan Rovner, Brett Paul and the team at Warner Horizon – on this fantastic origin story.”
Bruno Heller and Danny Cannon the men behind Gotham are teaming with Warner Horizon Scripted Television on this project.