We hardly knew ye, Pennyworth: The Origin of Batman’s Butler on HBO Max, previously identified as simply Pennyworth on Epix. The origin sequence for the Wayne family’s confidant and eventual keeper of the Batcave is coming to an finish after its third season. Wait, it obtained three seasons?
The information was reported by Variety and different trades. The sequence premiered on Epix (now referred to as MGM+) in 2019 and ran there for 2 seasons earlier than making the bounce to HBO Max within the fall of 2022; it featured Jack Banon (The Imitation Sport) as Alfred Pennyworth in his action-packed days as a spy through the mod period—a long time earlier than he turned Batman’s babysitter and father determine. It was compelling sufficient to warrant three seasons, with the Wayne household popping up as supporting characters, together with child Bats! Alas, beneath the brand new DC Studios regime, Pennyworth gained’t be a part of the revamped DC Universe of movie and tv. Please, nobody go and ask James Gunn why.
For extra on the upcoming DC Studios slate try io9’s report from this week’s media event with co-heads Peter Safran and James Gunn, the place the 2 expanded on all of the movies and TV sequence we’ll quickly be seeing from the assorted DC comedian guide franchises. Within the meantime, catch Pennyworth: The Origin of Batman’s Butler on HBO Max whilst you can.
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