A new Alfred Pennyworth prequel series is in the works and they’ve now cast the lead role.
It was revealed to The Hollywood Reporter that Jack Bannon, who you may know from his role in The Imitation Game, will be cast as Alfred Pennyworth in the upcoming Batman spinoff series Pennyworth.
This series isn’t a Gotham prequel, but will focus rather on Alfred Pennyworth’s origin story. It will follow Alfred through his 20s, after having served as a British SAS soldier. After his time in the SAS Alfred forms a private security company, which eventually leads his path to cross with a young billionaire named Thomas Wayne in 1960s London. At the time of the show, Thomas Wayne has yet to father Bruce Wayne.