Several tabloids reports that Jack Bannon (The Imitation Game) will take on the role of the character who will someday be Bruce Wayne/Batman’s mentor/father figure, Alfred Pennyworth. Of course the new TV series titled Pennyworth takes place before the Dark Knight keeps a watchful eye on Gotham City. This version of Alfred is a fresh-faced, former SAS soldier who forms a security company and goes to work with a young billionaire, Thomas Wayne, in 1960s London.
Actor Ben Aldridge (Our Girl) is playing Thomas Wayne who is described as confident and extremely disciplined who meets an unlikely business partner in Alfred Pennyworth.
Production is set to begin on Pennyworth 10/22/18