‘Pennyworth’: Epix Drops Trailer, Sets Premiere Date For DC Comics Drama

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Epix has set July 28th for the premiere of Pennyworth (9 Pm Et/Pt) and released a new trailer for the series that adapts DC Comics characters with roots in Gotham City but sets the action in London of the Cold War era. The 10-episode, one-hour drama chronicles the early adventures of Bruce Wayne’s legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth (Jack Bannon), and the origin of the bond between Pennyworth and the Wayne Family, a connection that in later decades will make Pennyworth the butler and devoted guardian of young Bruce Wayne — and eventually Batman’s unflappable aide-de-camp, battle nurse and Batcave back-up team.

The series picks up with the title character in his 20s and fresh from a stint as a British Sas soldier that took him to dangerous places for dark duties. Pennyworth’s Gotham City destiny begins to take shape when he accepts a security job with a young
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