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WATCH: Trailer drops for DC’s Pennyworth series and, truth be told, it looks like a lot of fun!

June 13th, 2019 by Marc Comments

OK, this looks like a whole lot of fun!

The series no-one could have predicted looks like it’s going to be well worth checking out as a young Alfred Pennyworth (Jack Bannon), Bruce Wayne/Batman’s loyal butler is a young man back from the SAS who meets a young Thomas Wayne as they both fall into a world of conspiracy and intrigue.

And Bannon is definitely channeling a young Michael Caine in this trailer and I love it.

DC fans need something to fill their time with now hit series Gotham has drawn to a close, so how about a spin-off series all about Batman’s right-hand man, Alfred Pennyworth?

Could this be the DC answer to Agent Carter? Well, I have to be honest, it looks more fun that Carter sadly ever managed (Man, I miss Hayley Atwell) and I can’t wait to meet a young Alfred and Thomas.

What do you all say?

The 10-episode, hour-long drama series from Warner Horizon Scripted Television is based on DC characters created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger. It follows Bruce Wayne’s legendary 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.

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….